Genetic Polymorphism of Aldehyde Dehydrogenase 2 (ALDH2) in a Chinese Population: Gender, Age, Culture, and Genotypes of ALDH2

Abstract

Not only is alcoholism one of the world’s major public health problems because of the significant morbidity caused by alcohol abuse disorder but it is also a big social problem. An atypical allele (ALDH2∗487Lys, former name ALDH2∗2) in low Km aldehyde dehydrogenase (ALDH2), which is highly prevalent in Asian populations, is associated with drinking behavior… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10528-005-5213-8

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