Aldehyde dehydrogenase genotypes In Japanese alcoholics

@article{Higuchi1994AldehydeDG,
  title={Aldehyde dehydrogenase genotypes In Japanese alcoholics},
  author={Susumu Higuchi and Sachio Matsushita and Hiromi Imazeki and Tadao Kinoshita and Satoshi Takagi and Hiroaki Kono},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={1994},
  volume={343},
  pages={741-742}
}

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The polymerase chain reaction is used to determine the genotypes of 24 livers from Japanese individuals and it is concluded that the allele (ALDH2(2)) encoding the abnormal subunit is dominant.