Genetic and environmental influences on alcohol metabolism in humans

Ting Kai Li, Shih Jiun Yin, David W. Crabb, Sean O'Connor, Vijay A. Ramchandani

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This manuscript represents the proceedings of a symposium at the 2000 RSA Meeting in Denver, Colorado. The organizer/chair was Ting-Kai Li. The presentations were: (1) Introduction to the Symposium, by Ting-Kai Li; (2) ALDH2 polymorphism and alcohol metabolism, by Shih-Jiun Yin; (3) ALDH2 promoter polymorphism and alcohol metabolism, by David W. Crabb; (4) Use of BrAC clamping to estimate alcohol elimination rates: Application to studies of the influence of genetic and environmental determinants, by Sean O'Connor; and (5) Effect of food and food composition on alcohol elimination rates as determined by clamping, by Vijay A. Ramchandani.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)136-144
Number of pages9
JournalAlcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 2001


  • ADH/ALDH polymorphisms
  • Alcohol clamping
  • Food effects on elimination

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine (miscellaneous)
  • Toxicology

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