Ethanol ingestion: differences in blood acetaldehyde concentrations in relatives of alcoholics and controls

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Science  05 Jan 1979:
Vol. 203, Issue 4375, pp. 54-55
DOI: 10.1126/science.758678


Blood acetaldehyde concentrations were significantly elevated after a moderate ethanol dose in 20 healthy young men with alcoholic parents or siblings compared to matched controls with no familial alcoholism.