Gender differences in medium-chain dicarboxylic aciduria in alcoholic men and women.

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PURPOSE Women appear to be more vulnerable to developing alcoholic liver disease than men. In rats, we previously found that the response of certain pathways of fatty acid metabolism to alcohol feeding was less efficient in females than in males, resulting in striking accumulation of fatty acids in the liver of the female rats. We sought to determine… (More)

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@article{Ma1999GenderDI, title={Gender differences in medium-chain dicarboxylic aciduria in alcoholic men and women.}, author={Xin Ma and Enrique Baraona and Barry Goozner and Charles S. Lieber}, journal={The American journal of medicine}, year={1999}, volume={106 1}, pages={70-5} }