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Possible Interaction: Ethanol and Alpha-Aminobutyric Acid



Research Papers that Mention the Interaction

In the rat, administration of ethanol as 36% of total calories for 4--6 wk produced a threefold rise in plasma AANB associated with a sixfold increase in hepatic AANB.
Gastroenterology  •  1980  |  View Paper
Interactions between ethanol and synaptic transmission mediated by gamma -amino-N-butyric acid ( GABA ) have been suggested to contribute to alcohol intoxication.
These findings indicate that ethanol potentiates GABA release, most likely via a direct action on presynaptic boutons.
Journal of neurophysiology  •  2006  |  View Paper
Ethanol (80 to 100 mM) inhibits both basal and insulin-stimulated AIB uptake, measured after 21 hours of exposure to ethanol.
Laboratory investigation; a journal of technical methods and pathology  •  1980  |  View Paper