TABLE 1

Aldehyde dehydrogenase genes of S. cerevisiae

ORF nameaGene
name
Subcellular
localization
Functionb
YMR170cALD2Cytosolicβ-Alanine biosynthesis
YMR169cALD3Cytosolicβ-Alanine biosynthesis
YOR374wALD4MitochondrialAcetate biosynthesis
YER073wALD5MitochondrialMitochondrial function
YPL061wALD6CytosolicAcetate biosynthesis
YHR039ccMSC7UnknownMeiotic recombination
YMR110ccUnknownUnknown
  • ORF, open reading frame.

  • a Open reading frame designations used in the YPD (Hodges et al. 1999) and SGD (http://genome-www.stanford.edu/Saccharomyces/).

  • b Functions reported previously (see Introduction), except for β-alanine biosynthesis, which is the subject of this report.

  • c Putative aldehyde dehydrogenase genes.