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Acetaldehyde Summary

Description: A colorless, flammable liquid used in the manufacture of acetic acid, perfumes, and flavors. It is also an intermediate in the metabolism of alcohol. It has a general narcotic action and also causes irritation of mucous membranes. Large doses may cause death from respiratory paralysis.

Also Known As: Ethanal

Networked: 945 relevant articles (19 outcomes, 92 trials/studies) for this Bio-Agent

Key Diseases for which Acetaldehyde is Relevant

  1. Alcoholism (Alcohol Abuse) : 13 outcomes 20 studies in 145 results
  2. Flushing : 2 outcomes 4 studies in 60 results
  3. Neuroblastoma : 2 outcomes 2 studies in 5 results
  4. Hypersensitivity (Allergy) : 2 outcomes in 16 results
  5. Esophageal Neoplasms (Esophageal Cancer) : 1 outcome 4 studies in 14 results
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Drugs Related to Acetaldehyde

  1. Ethanol (Ethyl Alcohol)
  2. Aldehyde Dehydrogenase
  3. Alcohol Dehydrogenase (Alcohol Dehydrogenase (NAD+))
  4. Hemoglobins (Hemoglobin)
  5. Biological Markers (Surrogate Marker)
  6. Adiponectin
  7. rosiglitazone (Avandia)
  8. acetaldehyde dehydrogenase (aldehyde dehydrogenase (NAD(P)+))
  9. Catecholamines
  10. tauroursodeoxycholic acid
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Therapies Related to Acetaldehyde

  1. Oral Administration
  2. Lenses
  3. Subcutaneous Injections
  4. Intraperitoneal Injections
  5. Intravenous Infusions
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