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Aldehyde dehydrogenase family 8 member A1

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Protein Overview: Aldehyde dehydrogenase family 8 member A1

Converts 9-cis-retinal to 9-cis-retinoic acid. Has lower activity towards 13-cis-retinal. Has much lower activity towards all-trans-retinal. Has highest activity with benzaldehyde and decanal (in vitro). Has a preference for NAD, but shows considerable activity with NADP (in vitro).

Synonyms: Aldehyde dehydrogenase 12

Gene name: aldh8a1

Database References

UniProtID GeneID
Zebrafish Q66I21 447801
Homo sapiens O60793 64577
Bos taurus A1L594 513537
Mus musculus Q8BH00 237320

Protein Overview data has been sourced from Uniprot Consortium's databases under a Creative Commons Attribution-Commercial license. © 2017