nutrasweet & methanol & conspiracy

Andrew McCaddon Andrew at mccaddon.demon.co.uk
Thu Aug 3 16:14:52 EST 1995


In article <3vnv7a$amh at orac.sunderland.ac.uk>
           hs0lbe at orac.sund.ac.uk "Anonymous" writes:

> as a side point apparently individuals with  methanol poisening used to be 
> treated with ethanol to competitively inhibit the formation of formic acid from > the oxidation of methanol. the assumption being that most of the  methanol 
> would be excreted before it could be processed by the alcohol dehydrogenase 
> enzymes. so if its methanol your worried about have a stiff drinkor two  to
>  take 
> your mind off it.
> 

But perhaps NOT a Martini? :-)

Andrew




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