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Clinical and translational research on ALDH2 deficiency associated diseases

Edited by Dr Tse-Hua Tan

A thematic series in Journal of Biomedical Science.

  1. Research

    Genetic variations of aldehyde dehydrogenase 2 and alcohol dehydrogenase 1B are associated with the etiology of atrial fibrillation in Japanese

    Alcohol consumption and oxidative stress are well-known risk factors for developing atrial fibrillation (AF). Single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) of alcohol dehydrogenase (ADH1B) and aldehyde dehydrogenase 2 (

    Yukiko Nakano, Hidenori Ochi, Yuko Onohara, Akinori Sairaku, Takehito Tokuyama, Hiroya Matsumura, Shunsuke Tomomori, Michitaka Amioka, Naoya Hironomobe, Chikaaki Motoda, Nozomu Oda, Kazuaki Chayama, Che-Hong Chen, Eric R. Gross, Daria Mochly-Rosen and Yasuki Kihara

    Journal of Biomedical Science 2016 23:89

    Published on: 7 December 2016

  2. Review

    Developing precision medicine for people of East Asian descent

    The goal of precision medicine is to separate patient populations into groups to ultimately provide customized care tailored to patients. In terms of precision medicine, ~540 million people in the world have a...

    Stacy L. McAllister, Katherine Sun and Eric R. Gross

    Journal of Biomedical Science 2016 23:80

    Published on: 11 November 2016