US Patent 4,482,568
United States Patent and Trademark Office
University of Iowa Research Foundation (Iowa City, IA, US)
Tetramethylene sulfoxide and its substituted derivatives have been found to be exceptionally potent inhibitors of oxidation of alcohols by liver alcohol dehydrogenases.
Plapp, Bryce V. and Chadha, Vijay K. Inhibition of alcohol metabolism by tetramethylene sulfoxides. US Patent 4,482,568 filed October 17, 1983 and issued November 13, 1984. https://ir.uiowa.edu/patents/36