Aldehyde dehydrogenase isozymes are thought to play a major role in the detoxification of aldehydes generated by alcohol metabolism and lipid peroxidation. The enzyme encoded by this gene uses retinal as a substrate, either in a free or cellular retinol-binding protein form.
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Protein Aliases: acetaldehyde dehydrogenase 6; aldehyde dehydrogenase 1 family, member A3; Aldehyde dehydrogenase 6; Aldehyde dehydrogenase family 1 member A3; ALDH1A6; ALDH6; ALDHA1A3; RALDH-3; RALDH3; Retinaldehyde dehydrogenase 3
Gene Aliases: ALDH1A3; ALDH1A6; ALDH6; MCOP8; RALDH3
UniProt ID: (Human) P47895