Physico-chemical correlates of alcohol intoxication

@article{McCreery1978PhysicochemicalCO,
  title={Physico-chemical correlates of alcohol intoxication},
  author={M. McCreery and W. A. Hunt},
  journal={Neuropharmacology},
  year={1978},
  volume={17},
  pages={451-461}
}
In previous attempts to determine the molecular basis of action of alcohols and other depressants, experiments have generally been performed in vitro with artificial systems or were concerned only with narcotizing properties. The main medical concern with alcohols, especially ethanol, is their ability to induce intoxication, involving impairment of gait, slowed reflexes, muscular flaccidity and impaired judgment. No attempts have been made previously to gain an estimate of some of the molecular… Expand
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