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ADH5 antibody

Adh5 antibody Catalog: 70R-3382 | Size: 50 µg | Price: €570.33 Supplier: fitzgerald ASK
Category: Primary Antibody Antibody Subtype: Polyclonal Antibodies, Purified Area of research: Proteases, Inhibitors, & Enzymes

ADH5 gene: alcohol dehydrogenase 5 (class III), chi polypeptide

ADH-3, ADHX, FALDH, FDH, GSH-FDH, GSNOR, HEL-S-60p

Summary

This gene encodes a member of the alcohol dehydrogenase family. Members of this family metabolize a wide variety of substrates, including ethanol, retinol, other aliphatic alcohols, hydroxysteroids, and lipid peroxidation products. The encoded protein forms a homodimer. It has virtually no activity for ethanol oxidation, but exhibits high activity for oxidation of long-chain primary alcohols and for oxidation of S-hydroxymethyl-glutathione, a spontaneous adduct between formaldehyde and glutathione. This enzyme is an important component of cellular metabolism for the elimination of formaldehyde, a potent irritant and sensitizing agent that causes lacrymation, rhinitis, pharyngitis, and contact dermatitis. The human genome contains several non-transcribed pseudogenes related to this gene. [provided by RefSeq, Oct 2008]

Organism: human (Homo sapiens)