Chapter 7. Interactions Between Trace Elements and Alcohol in Rats

  1. Ruth Porter,
  2. Maeve O'Connor and
  3. Julie Whelan
  1. Ivor E. Dreosti

Published Online: 9 JUL 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470720868.ch7

Ciba Foundation Symposium 105 - Mechanisms of Alcohol Damage In Utero

Ciba Foundation Symposium 105 - Mechanisms of Alcohol Damage In Utero

How to Cite

Dreosti, I. E. (1984) Interactions Between Trace Elements and Alcohol in Rats, in Ciba Foundation Symposium 105 - Mechanisms of Alcohol Damage In Utero (eds R. Porter, M. O'Connor and J. Whelan), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470720868.ch7

Author Information

  1. Division of Human Nutrition, CSIRO, Adelaide, South Australia, 5000

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 JUL 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1984

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780272797747

Online ISBN: 9780470720868

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Keywords:

  • ethanol toxicity;
  • alcohol embryopathy;
  • organogenesis;
  • biomembranes;
  • peroxidation

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Effects of ethanol on the metabolism and tissue concentration of trace elements

  • Effect of trace element status on ethanol metabolism and toxicity

  • Zinc and the fetal alcohol syndrome

  • The zinc-ethanol interaction

  • Zinc and ethanol-induced lipid peroxidation

  • Other trace element-ethanol interactions

  • Conclusions

  • Discussion