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Does the protein alcohol dehydrogenase play an important role in alcoholism?
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Dr. Kevin Passer
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
4 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Yes it does and is a liver enzyme.

In brief: Yes
Yes it does and is a liver enzyme.
Dr. Kevin Passer
Dr. Kevin Passer
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1 doctor agrees
In brief: Well, yes...
It is one of the enzymes that removes alcohol from the body.
If it weren't there, one drink would last a loooong time!

In brief: Well, yes...
It is one of the enzymes that removes alcohol from the body.
If it weren't there, one drink would last a loooong time!
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
In brief: ADH (vasopressin)
This enzyme is present at high levels in the liver & the lining of the stomach.
It catalyzes the oxidation of alcohol to acetaldehyde. It has influence on the dependence on alcohol metabolism in alcoholics.

In brief: ADH (vasopressin)
This enzyme is present at high levels in the liver & the lining of the stomach.
It catalyzes the oxidation of alcohol to acetaldehyde. It has influence on the dependence on alcohol metabolism in alcoholics.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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