Effect of alcohol on δ-aminolevulinic acid dehydratase and porphyrin metabolism in man

@inproceedings{Sieg1991EffectOA,
  title={Effect of alcohol on δ-aminolevulinic acid dehydratase and porphyrin metabolism in man},
  author={Ina Sieg and Manfred O. Doss and Hubert Kandels and Jill Schneider},
  year={1991}
}
Abstract The influence of alcohol on porphyrin metabolism was investigated in 6 healthy non-alcoholics and 19 patients with chronic alcohol abuse. In the healthy subjects, blood and urine samples were obtained before and after acute alcohol exposure, whereas in the chronic alcoholics only one examination was performed. In both groups a significant inhibition of δ-aminolevulinic acid dehydratase was demonstrated. The activity was partially restored in vitro by addition of zinc ions or… CONTINUE READING

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