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Enzyme activity help?

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    "Alcohol dehydrogenase is an enzyme found in the liver. It normally breaks down ethanol (C2H5OH) into less harmful products. About 50 deaths each year occur following ingestion of a compound called ethylene glycol (C2H4(OH)2) which is found in antifreeze. This compound is not lethal but it is broken down by alcohol dehydrogenase into highly oxalic acis. Giving a large dose of ethanol as quickly as possible can treat ethylene glycol poisoning. Use your knowledge of enzyme activity to suggest how this treatment may counteract the effects of ethylene glycol poisoning.

    Most enzyme questions are the same. What will happen with an excess of ethanol in the liver?

    (Original post by Kvothe the Arcane)
    Most enzyme questions are the same. What will happen with an excess of ethanol in the liver?
    alot of crazy stuff
    probably die or some ****
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