Chapter 19. Ethanol-Induced Endotoxemia and Tissue Injury

  1. Prof. Peter J. O'Brien2 and
  2. Prof. W. Robert Bruce3,4
  1. Radhakrishna K. Rao

Published Online: 25 JAN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9783527628100.ch19

Endogenous Toxins: Targets for Disease Treatment and Prevention

Endogenous Toxins: Targets for Disease Treatment and Prevention

How to Cite

Rao, R. K. (2009) Ethanol-Induced Endotoxemia and Tissue 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.ch19

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 Tennessee Health Science Center, Department of Physiology, 894 Union Avenue, Memphis TN 38163, USA

Publication History

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

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527323630

Online ISBN: 9783527628100



  • alcoholic liver disease;
  • endotoxemia;
  • lipopolysaccharides;
  • Kupffer cells;
  • alcoholic pancreatitis;
  • plant extracts;
  • probiotics


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Alcoholic Endotoxemia

  • Causes of Alcoholic Endotoxemia

  • Influence of Alcoholic Endotoxemia on Different Organs

  • Mechanism of Tissue Damage by Alcoholic Endotoxemia

  • Factors that Ameliorate Alcoholic Endotoxemia and Tissue Damage

  • Summary and Perspectives

  • Acknowledgments

  • References