ALDH8A1 oxidises 9cRAL to 9cRA

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R-HSA-5696101
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Homo sapiens
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Aldehyde dehydrogenase family 8 member A1 (ALDH8A1, ALDH12) can preferentially mediate the oxidation of 9-cis-retinal (9cRAL) into the retinoid X receptor ligand 9-cis-retinoic acid (9cRA) (Lin & Napoli 2000). ALDH8A1 might function in the pathway of 9-cis-retinal metabolism.

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retinal dehydrogenase activity of ALDH8A1 [cytosol]
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Rhea
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