Recognizes as substrates free retinal and cellular retinol-binding protein-bound retinal. Does metabolize octanal and decanal but does not metabolize citral, benzaldehyde, acetaldehyde and propanal efficiently.
Synonyms: RALDH 2, RalDH2, Aldehyde dehydrogenase family 1 member A2, Retinaldehyde-specific dehydrogenase type 2, RALDH(II)
Gene name: Aldh1a2
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