geoscience.net logo
+ Resolve Article
+ Follow Us
Follow on FacebookFollow on Facebook
Follow on TwitterFollow on Twitter

+ Translate
+ Subscribe to Site Feed
GeoScience Most Shared ContentMost Shared Content

Ethanol-independent methanol elimination in chronic alcoholics


, : Ethanol-independent methanol elimination in chronic alcoholics. Blutalkohol 32(6): 317-336

72% of a collective of chronic alcoholics (DSM-III-R, ICD 9), who were admitted under the influence of alcohol in order to undergo alcohol withdrawal, showed a serum methanol concentration (SMC) above 10 mg/l. This level is usually considered to be the one for the detection of regular alcohol consumption. The SMC values were considerably higher in cases where alcoholic beverages with a higher methanol content were consumed rather than the ones lower in methanol. In the majority of patients a decrease of the methanol concentration could only be detected once an individually varying limit concentration of ethanol (0-0.62 g/kg) was reached. There were, however, a few exceptions where the elimination of methanol independent from the ethanol concentration could be seen. Contrasting the general collective, these 'ethanol independent' methanol eliminators showed a much higher serum level of ethanol and methanol at the time of admission. As a sign of addiction, all patients showed increased beta 60 values for ethanol and preferred high proof beverages, which at the same time have high methanol contents.

US$29.90

PMID: 8579814


Other references

Sharp Robert P., 1972: Pits, lowlands, and troughs on the surface of Mars. Abstracts with Programs - Geological Society of America 4(7): 662

Mdziniso, P.; Hinds, M.J.; Bellmer, D.D.; Brown, B.; Payton, M.E., 2006: Physical quality and carotene content of solar-dried green leafy and yellow succulent vegetables. The effects of vegetable type, vegetable dimensions, and solar drier load on dehydration rate; and texture, color, water activity, and carotene content of solar-dried carrots, sweet potatoes, and collard greens were studied. Mean dehydration rates...

Adcock, P.M.; Paul, R.I.; Marshall, G.S., 1994: Urine latex agglutination tests and outcome in children at risk for invasive bacterial infection. Abstracts of the Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents & Chemotherapy 34(0): 153

Howat, D.; Desa, F.; Chander, C.; Moore, A.; Willoughby, D., 1990: The synergism between platelet-activating factor and interleukin-1 on cartilage breakdown. The breakdown of rat articular cartilage has been studied in vivo and in vitro to observe the effect of platelet-activating factor (PAF) and interleukin-1 alpha (IL-1 alpha) on the net loss of glycosaminoglycan (GAG). When PAF was infused over a 2...

Gustafsson, B.; Frisk, P.; Szakos, A.; Sadeghi, B.; Ringdén, O.; Frost, B-Marie., 2017: Successful treatment with placenta-derived decidual stromal cells in a pediatric patient with life-threatening acute gastrointestinal graft-versus-host disease. Severe aGvHD is a life-threatening complication after allogeneic HSCT. The GI tract is considered to play a key role in aGvHD, where the disease process can start and is one of the major target organs. Here, we present a case of a one-year-old chi...

Steg, P.Gabriel.; Simon, T., 2017: Duration of antiplatelet therapy after DES implantation: can we trust non-inferiority open-label trials?. European Heart Journal 38(14): 1044-1047

Waelbroeck-Rihoux, Y., 1962: Variations of the potassium level of the blood. Le Scalpel 115: 609-616

Kumar, A., 1974: In vitro growth and chlorophyll formation in mesophyll callus tissues on sugar-free medium. Phytomorphology 24 (1 2) 96-101

Kasid A., 1984: Mechanisms of estrogenic regulation of human breast cancer cells in long term tissue culture. Journal Of Steroid Biochemistrypart B: 1633

Li, D.; Zhou, Q.; Yuan, T.; Guo, Z.; Zhu, W.; Wang, Y.; Chen, X.; Feng, Z.; Che, G., 2005: Study on the association between genetic polymorphism of CYP2E1, GSTM1 and susceptibility of lung cancer. Lung cancer is the leading cause of malignant tumor death among Chinese population. It has been known that the development of lung cancer may be associated with genetic po-lymorphism of some lung cancer related genes. The aim of this study is to e...