Pathogenesis of alcoholic liver disease-recent advances

Amin A. Nanji, Grace L. Su, Michael Laposata, Samuel W. French

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The article summarizes the proceedings of a symposium on recent advances in research on the pathogenesis of alcoholic liver disease at the 2001 RSA meeting in Montreal, Canada. The chairs were Amin A. Nanji and Samuel W. French. The presentations were (1) Role of inflammatory mediators in alcoholic liver injury by Amin A. Nanji, (2) Role of endotoxin, lipopolysaccharide binding protein, CD14 and Toll receptors in alcoholic liver injury by Grace Su, (3) Fatty acid ethyl esters: toxicity, metabolism and markers of ethanol intake by Michael Laposata, and (4) Cyclic changes in gene expression when rats are fed alcohol at a constant rate by Samuel W. French.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)731-736
Number of pages6
JournalAlcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research
Issue number5
StatePublished - 2002
Externally publishedYes


  • Alcoholic Liver Disease
  • Cyclooxygenase
  • Fatty Acid Esters
  • Lipopolysaccharide
  • Oxidative Stress

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine (miscellaneous)
  • Toxicology


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