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Hangovers: why some people suffer and some don’

...s who have a particular genetic makeup. Aldehyde dehydrogenase (ALDH) is the most important enzyme involved in the removal of acetaldehyde, which is the foremost product of alcohol metabolism. If the enzyme is normal and active, then the acetaldehyde is metabolized quickly. If the enzyme does not function proper...

Molecular Computer Developed To perform Calculations From Within Human Body

...umans. The researchers used two enzymes, glucose dehydrogenase (GDH) and horseradish peroxidase (HRP), to trigger two interconnected chemical reactions, the online edition of New Scientist reported. According to the report, enzymes are already widely used to assist calculations. Molecular computers have the ...

LDH Measurement Can Predict Outlook Of Patients With SCD

... // that measures the levels of the enzyme lactate dehydrogenase (LDH). Sickle cell disease is a genetic disorder characterized by sickle shaped red blood cells with compromised oxygen carrying capacity. Kidney, heart, liver and red blood cells are some rich sources of the enzyme, although trace amounts of the e...

Alcohol Dehydrogenase Gene may Protect from Developing Alcoholism

Alcohol dehydrogenase (ADH) is one of the major enzymes involved in alco... body organ systems. The second enzyme is aldehyde dehydrogenase (ALDH), which breaks down acetaldehyde to acetate, a relatively nontoxic compound." Ehlers said t...

Drink, Binge and the Genetic Link

...6-fold decreased risk for alcoholism. Alcohol dehydrogenase is another enzyme that takes an active part in alcohol metabolism. The variants of the ADH genes enhance the risk of alcoholism. It is also associated with early and heavy drinking, and alcohol-related problems. Various research groups have do...

Adenoviruses Could Help Kick Drinking

...ng to alcoholism by two-thirds or more. Aldehyde dehydrogenase is blocked by the drug disulfiram, also known as A...es to carry an "antisense" version of the aldehyde dehydrogenase gene that blocks the production of enzyme involved in alcohol metabolism. A single injection reduc...

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