Chapter 18. Alcohol-Induced Hepatic Injury

  1. Prof. Peter J. O'Brien2 and
  2. Prof. W. Robert Bruce3,4
  1. Emanuele Albano

Published Online: 25 JAN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9783527628100.ch18

Endogenous Toxins: Targets for Disease Treatment and Prevention

Endogenous Toxins: Targets for Disease Treatment and Prevention

How to Cite

Albano, E. (2009) Alcohol-Induced Hepatic Injury, in Endogenous Toxins: Targets for Disease Treatment and Prevention (eds P. J. O'Brien and W. R. Bruce), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527628100.ch18

Editor Information

  1. 2

    University of Toronto, Graduate Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Faculty of Pharmacy, Room 1004, College Street 144, Toronto, ON M5S 3M2, Canada

  2. 3

    University of Toronto, Fitz Gerald Building, Room 342, College Street 150, Toronto, ON M5S 3E2, Canada

  3. 4

    University of Toronto, Department of Nutritional Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Toronto, Ontario M5S 2E3, Canada

Author Information

  1. University of East Piedmont, “A. Avogadro”, Department of Medical Sciences, Via Solaroli 17, 28100 Novara, Italy

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 JAN 2010
  2. Published Print: 21 OCT 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527323630

Online ISBN: 9783527628100

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Keywords:

  • alcoholic liver disease;
  • ethanol metabolism;
  • oxidative stress;
  • steatohepatitis;
  • fibrogenesis;
  • hepatotoxicity

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Ethanol Metabolism and Toxicity

  • Mechanisms of Alcohol Hepatotoxicity

  • Conclusions

  • References