, Volume 9, Issue 10, pp 41–47 | Cite as

The biochemistry of alcohol toxicity

  • B. Ramachandra Murty
General Article


A dependency on alcohol causes life shattering addiction that leads to physical illness, severe malnutrition and demoralizing erosion of self esteem. The following discussion highlights some of the harmful effects of alcohol.


Alochol metabolism health 


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© Indian Academy of Sciences 2004

Authors and Affiliations

  • B. Ramachandra Murty
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  1. 1.Department of BiochemistryPSG College of Arts and ScienceColmbatoreIndia

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