Detoxification of Alcohol

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Alcohol is broken down by which enzyme?
ethanol dehydrogenase
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When alcohol is broken down, what is the bi-product?
ethanal
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Ethanal is broken by which enzyme?
ethanal dehydrogenase
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When ethanl is broken down, what is the bi-product?
ethanoate (acetate)
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Ethanoate (acetate) is combined with which coenzyme
Coenzyme A
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Ethanoate (acetate) + coenzyme A =
acetyl coenzyme A
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2H + NAD =
Reduced NAD
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Excess alcohol results in a lack of NAD, what are the consequences of this?
A fatty liver (enlarged) due to fatty acids being stored as lipids in hepatocytes
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What are the diseases associated with a "Fatty Liver"?
Alcohol-Related Hepatitis and Cirrhosis
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