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303. Ethanol and the Body

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To succeed in this topic, you need to:
Be familiar with describing organic molecules as homogenous groups, including alcohols.
Be familiar with the oxidation of alcohols to form aldehydes and carboxylic acids.
Be aware that chemical substances may effect human metabolism, e.g. the effect alcohol has on the sensory system.

After working through this Chemistry Factsheet, you will:
Be able to describe ethanol as a xenobiotic, acting as a food, a drug and a toxin, in the human body.
Be able to describe the metabolism of ethanol in the body in terms of redox reactions.
Be able to describe the effect of ethanol on the central nervous system, specifically in disrupting the movement of ions in nerve cells.
Be aware of the short term and long-term effects of ethanol consumption on health.

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January 2020

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