Oxidative damage in alcoholic liver disease.

  title={Oxidative damage in alcoholic liver disease.},
  author={Krisztina Hagym{\'a}si and Anna Bl{\'a}zovics and Gabriella Lengyel and Istv{\'a}n Kocsis and J{\'a}nos F{\'e}her},
  journal={European journal of gastroenterology & hepatology},
  volume={13 1},
OBJECTIVE The metabolic effects of alcohol are due both to its direct action and to that of its first metabolite, and can also be connected with the changes in redox state. Differences in ethanol distribution, bioavailability and hepatic metabolism can provide insight into the protective and predisposing factors in alcoholism, as well as gender differences… CONTINUE READING