Experimental Studies on Concentration-Time Profiles of Ethanol and Acetaldehyde in Various Organs

  • Sanae Takeichi
  • Takeshi Saito
  • Yasuhiro Nakajima
  • Yoshihisa Seto
Conference paper

Abstract

The present study was designed to measure the ethanol and its toxic metabolite acetaldehyde concentrations in post-mortem tissue specimens of corpse from whom no quantity of the blood could be collected. Another purpose was to discuss the toxic effects of ethanol and/or acetaldehyde on the various organs.

Keywords

Placebo Aldehyde Thiourea Dioxane Disulfiram 

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Footnotes

  1. (2).
    Mendenhall CL, MacGee J, Green ES (1980) Simple rapid and sensitive method for the simultaneous quantitation of ethanol and acetaldehyde in biological materials using head-space gas chromatography. J Chromatogr 190: 197–200.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sanae Takeichi
    • 1
  • Takeshi Saito
    • 1
  • Yasuhiro Nakajima
    • 1
  • Yoshihisa Seto
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Forensic MedicineTokai University School of MedicineIsehara, Kanagawa 259-11Japan

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