acetaldehyde + NAD+ => acetate + NADH + H+ [mitochondrial]

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R-HSA-71723
Type
Reaction [transition]
Species
Homo sapiens
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ALDH2 (aldehyde dehydrogenase) in the mitochondrial matrix catalyzes the reaction of acetaldehyde and NAD+ to form acetate and NADH + H+ (Greenfield and Pietruszko 1977; Hempel et al. 1985). The active form of the enzyme is a tetramer (Ni et al. 1999).

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Title
aldehyde dehydrogenase (NAD) activity of ALDH2 tetramer [mitochondrial matrix]
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Rhea
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