Pietrzykowski, Andrzej Z.; Treistman, Steven N.
December 2008
Alcohol Research & Health;2008, Vol. 31 Issue 4, p301
Academic Journal
The article discusses the molecular mechanisms involved in alcohol tolerance. Accordingly, tolerance has been divided into acute, rapid and chronic, which are based on how long after exposure to alcohol tolerance develops. None of the known molecular mechanisms can serve as a sole marker for a particular type of tolerance. However, downstream mechanisms of protein synthesis contribute to acute tolerance in mammals and fruit flies.


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