The differential response of tissue catalase activity to chronic alcohol administration in the rat

Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 1981 Jan;5(1):45-8. doi: 10.1111/j.1530-0277.1981.tb04863.x.


Sprague-Dawley male rats maintained on the Lieber/DeCarli liquid alcohol diet for 40 days showed an increase in heart, decrease in liver, and no change in erythrocyte or skeletal muscle catalase levels when compared to pair-fed controls.

Publication types

  • Research Support, U.S. Gov't, Non-P.H.S.

MeSH terms

  • Alcoholism / enzymology*
  • Animals
  • Catalase / metabolism*
  • Erythrocytes / enzymology
  • Humans
  • Liver / enzymology
  • Male
  • Muscles / enzymology
  • Myocardium / enzymology
  • Organ Specificity
  • Rats


  • Catalase