ALDH1A2

ALDH1A2

A gene on chromosome 15q21.3 that encodes an aldehyde dehydrogenase which catalyses the synthesis of retinoic acid (RA) from retinaldehyde.
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Severe OA of the hand has been recently shown to associate with common variants within the ALDH1A2 gene and with rare variants at 1p31 in Northern European Caucasians.
Severe osteoarthritis of the hand associates with common variants within the ALDH1A2 gene and with rare variants at 1p31.