Stanford School of Medicine

Chemical & Systems Biology


Study of alcohol reaction may revolutionize drug development

Posted by CSB Admin on January 15, 2010

New research from the Stanford University School of Medicine and Indiana University shows how a particular molecule, known as Alda-1, repairs a common enzyme mutation that leads to a debilitating reaction to alcohol, increases the risk of some types of cancer and might also promote some neurodegenerative diseases.

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