Inorganic arsenic causes fatty liver and interacts with ethanol to cause alcoholic liver disease in zebrafish

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Bambino, Kathryn; Zhang, Chi; Austin, Christine; Amarasiriwardena, Chitra; Arora, Manish; Chu, Jaime; Sadler, Kirsten C.;
  • Publisher: The Company of Biologists Ltd
  • Journal: Disease Models & Mechanisms,volume 11,issue 2 (issn: 1754-8403, eissn: 1754-8411)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1242/dmm.031575, pmc: PMC5894941
  • Subject: RB1-214 | Zebra | R | Pathology | Research Article | Environmental exposure | Medicine | Arsenic | Ethanol | Fatty liver disease
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ABSTRACT The rapid increase in fatty liver disease (FLD) incidence is attributed largely to genetic and lifestyle factors; however, environmental toxicants are a frequently overlooked factor that can modify the effects of more common causes of FLD. Chronic exposure to i... View more