ALDH1A1

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ALDH1A1

A gene on chromosome 9q21.13 that encodes a cytosolic aldehyde dehydrogenase that plays a major role in detoxifying aldehydes generated by alcohol metabolism and lipid peroxidation. The ALDH1A1 gene may be involved in regulating the metabolic responses to a high-fat diet.