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Abstract The ketone body acetoacetate (AA) in the absence of insulin or in the presence of diabetic insulin levels decreases CYP2E1 mRNA expression in a concentration- and time-dependent manner in primary cultured rat hepatocytes. AA activates p70 ribosomal S6 kinase (p70S6K) and protein kinase C...
Abstract A reduction in proteasome activity and accumulation of oxidized proteins may play a role in alcoholic liver disease. The current study assessed proteasome peptidase activities and oxidative modifications of proteasomes during oxidative stress generated by CYP2E1. The model of toxicity by...