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Aldh7a1  -  aldehyde dehydrogenase 7 family, member A1

Rattus norvegicus

Synonyms: Ald7a1, Aldehyde dehydrogenase family 7 member A1, Alpha-AASA dehydrogenase, Alpha-aminoadipic semialdehyde dehydrogenase, Antiquitin-1, ...
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High impact information on Aldh7a1


Anatomical context of Aldh7a1

  • The plant homolog of ATQ1 is thought to be involved in regulating turgor pressure, a function that also would be essential for cells of the mammalian cochlea [1].

Analytical, diagnostic and therapeutic context of Aldh7a1

  • Yeast DNA was found to have sequences that hybridize with a human antiquitin probe on Southern blotting [2].


  1. An ancient conserved gene expressed in the human inner ear: identification, expression analysis, and chromosomal mapping of human and mouse antiquitin (ATQ1). Skvorak, A.B., Robertson, N.G., Yin, Y., Weremowicz, S., Her, H., Bieber, F.R., Beisel, K.W., Lynch, E.D., Beier, D.R., Morton, C.C. Genomics (1997) [Pubmed]
  2. Homology between a human protein and a protein of the green garden pea. Lee, P., Kuhl, W., Gelbart, T., Kamimura, T., West, C., Beutler, E. Genomics (1994) [Pubmed]
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