Polymorphisms in alcohol metabolism genes ADH1B and ALDH2, alcohol consumption and colorectal cancer Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Alcohol Dehydrogenase
  • Alcohol Drinking
  • Aldehyde Dehydrogenase
  • Colorectal Neoplasms
  • Ethanol
  • Polymorphism, Single Nucleotide

abstract

  • Genetic polymorphisms in the alcohol metabolism pathways have a potential role in colorectal carcinogenesis, probably due to the differences in the ethanol metabolism and acetaldehyde oxidation of these enzyme variants.

publication date

  • November 25, 2013

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC3839967

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1371/journal.pone.0080158

PubMed ID

  • 24282520

Additional Document Info

start page

  • e80158

volume

  • 8

number

  • 11