alcohol dehydrogenase


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alcohol dehydrogenase

[′al·kə‚hȯl ‚dē·hī′drä·jə‚nās]
(biochemistry)
The enzyme that catalyzes the oxidation of ethanol to acetaldehyde.
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Physiological significance of the alcohol dehydrogenase polymorphism in larvae of Drosophila.
In contrast with the report the alcohol dehydrogenase activity in gastric mucosa is lower in women than in men[6], in this small study we noted no significant difference in activities between the sexes.
The key enzymes involved in alcohol metabolism in the liver are alcohol dehydrogenase (ADH) and aldehyde dehydrogenase (ALDH).
Narezode (6-methylpyrazole) is a known competitive inhibitor of alcohol dehydrogenase (12-14) that could substitute for ethanol in the treatment of EG poisoning.
1 fructose-bisphosphate Alcohol dehydrogenase XM_598754.
Polymorphism of the human alcohol dehydrogenase 4 (ADH4) promoter affects gene expression.
Hines' group studied the influence of the gene that encodes alcohol dehydrogenase 3.
In most people an enzyme called alcohol dehydrogenase, or ADH, metabolizes some of the alcohol in the stomach before it can enter the bloodstream.
Sweet resources always undergo a yeast-mediated alcoholic fermentation, and attention has long been focused on ethanol adaptation and on the alcohol dehydrogenase (ADH; EC 1.
Today, humans rely on an enzyme called alcohol dehydrogenase 4, or ADH4, to break down ethanol.
The most robust result to emerge from these studies was the demonstration that the genes involved in alcohol metabolism--that is, genes encoding the alcohol dehydrogenase and aldehyde dehydrogenase enzymes--play important roles in the risk for alcoholism (for more information, see the article by Hurley and Edenberg, pp.
Ethylene glycol is metabolized by alcohol dehydrogenase to form glycolic and oxalic acids.

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