功能Oxidoreductase with strong preference for NAD. Active in both the oxidative and reductive directions. Oxidizes all-trans-retinol in all-trans-retinaldehyde. No activity was detected with 11-cis-retinol or 11-cis-retinaldehyde as substrates with either NAD+/NADH or NADP+/NADPH.
组织特异性Detected in adult lung. Detected at low levels in adult brain, heart, testis, placenta, cervix, pancreas, uterus, stomach, rectum, small intestine, colon, esophagus, thymus, skin, and skin keratinocyte. Expression is higher in psoriasis lesions relative to unaffected skin from psoriasis patients. Detected in fetal kidney, skin and lung.
通路Cofactor metabolism; retinol metabolism.
序列相似性Belongs to the short-chain dehydrogenases/reductases (SDR) family.