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


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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