Effects of long-term ethanol consumption on rat peritoneal macrophages.

@article{Mrland1982EffectsOL,
  title={Effects of long-term ethanol consumption on rat peritoneal macrophages.},
  author={Berit M\orland and J\org G M\orland},
  journal={Acta pharmacologica et toxicologica},
  year={1982},
  volume={50 3},
  pages={221-4}
}
Rats were fed an all liquid diet for 7-8 weeks. One group received 35% of the calories as ethanol while the other group was pair-fed carbohydrates. Peritoneal macrophages prepared from ethanol treated rats had lower phagocytosis via the Fe-receptor and reduced viability in the presence of endotoxin, but their lysosomal enzyme activities measured (beta… CONTINUE READING