Study Shows Drunk Mice Can Sober Up Quickly

Who has not happened? Sales of party, you spend drinks and the symptoms of drunkenness They start to surface you regret your lack of control with alcohol and desires return to the comfortable sobriety right away, even though you know it’s impossible. Or not?

United Nations study published in the scientific journalCellular metabolism and elaborate by various scientists University of Texas Southwestern Medical CenterHas got reverse drunkenness is intoxicated mice for alcohol thanks to increase in of one hormonal that is found naturally in our organism call FGF21.

According to the study, this allows «counteract the loss of consciousness and coordination caused by alcohol» in addition to «accelerate recovery from intoxication».

satisfactory results

As the research explains, those animals that consume fruit is fermentation state have risk to be exposed Alabama ethanol (transparent liquid that constitutes the main ingredient of alcoholic beverages) and, therefore, to experience the effects of the drunkenness. previous studies shows that FGF21 «eliminates preference for ethanol, induces drinking water to prevent dehydration, and protects against liver damage [en el hígado] induced by alcohol.» This fact demonstrates that the hormone is a great ally parachute counter the effects of alcohol on the body.

The experiment consisted of administering a single dose Delaware ethanol both a genetically modified changes parachute not produce FGF21 and normal mice from laboratory. then as caliber of the drunken state, the scientists used the «righting reflex» of animals, that is, the ability to stand up.

The results show that, although both produced the reflex straightening 15 to 20 minutes later of ethanol intake, those who I do not drink the hormone took about another hour in recovering the untap than those who did.

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This research also shows that in mice this hormone acts on the nervous system and supreme the preference by ethanol, while inducing the consumption of water.

For now, the results in mice have been satisfactory and the study concludes that «they will remain further studies to determine if the antiintoxicant activity of FGF21 translates into humans«.