aminolevulinic acid dehydratase

aminolevulinic acid dehydratase

the erythrocytic enzyme which is lowered in lead poisoning in most species.
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259) hypothesized that associations might be modified by a common variant allele of the aminolevulinic acid dehydratase (ALAD) gene, which encodes the primary carrier protein for lead in blood.
OBJECTIVE: The main objective is to determine the role of the aminolevulinic acid dehydratase (ALAD) gene, which encodes the main carrier protein of lead in blood, in the association between lead exposure and blood pressure (BP) and hypertension in the U.
Aminolevulinic acid dehydratase genotype mediates plasma levels of the neurotoxin, 5-aminolevulinic acid, in lead-exposed workers.
Biochemical and immunological properties of hepatic aminolevulinic acid dehydratase in channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus).