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.
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Furthermore, during the period of vitamin A restriction, RALDH1 has 3 times activity to transfer the retinaldehyde to retinoic acid [14], demonstrating that more retinoic acid will be synthesized in this process.
Table 3 Aldehyde Dehydrogenase (ALDH) Genes and Proteins Official Gene Older Chromosomal Name* Names Location Protein Sequence (1) ALDH1A1 ALDH1, RALDH1 9q21.