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Mesh term Retinal Dehydrogenase

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Aldehyde Oxidoreductases
Flavoproteins
Nonheme Iron Proteins

Description

A metalloflavoprotein enzyme involved the metabolism of VITAMIN A, this enzyme catalyzes the oxidation of RETINAL to RETINOIC ACID, using both NAD+ and FAD coenzymes. It also acts on both the 11-trans- and 13-cis-forms of RETINAL.



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