A 44-year-old member asked:
Why do the liver cells of some people who abuse alcohol and drugs have an increased amount of smooth er?
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Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Induced effect: EtOH induces proliferation of smooth ER in hepatocytes in order to detoxify the body. Specific drugs will do the same.
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