Involvement of acetaldehyde in alcohol addiction

William J. McBride, Ting Kai Li, Richard A. Deitrich, Sergey Zimatkin, Brian R. Smith, Zachary A. Rodd-Henricks

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This article presents the proceedings of a symposium at the 2001 RSA Meeting in Montreal, Canada. The organizers and chairs were William J. McBride and Ting-Kai Li. The presentations were (1) Metabolism of ethanol in the brain and the behavioral consequences, by Richard A. Deitrich and Sergey Zimatkin; (2) Catalase production of acetaldehyde as a possible mediator of the psychopharmacological effects of ethanol, by Brian R. Smith; (3) The reinforcing actions of acetaldehyde in the ventral tegmental area, by Zachary A. Rodd-Henricks; and (4) Salsolinol and alcohol addiction, by William J. McBride.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)114-119
Number of pages6
JournalAlcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 2002


  • Acetaldehyde
  • Alcohol Addiction
  • Catalase
  • Salsolinol

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine (miscellaneous)
  • Toxicology

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