Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Exhibits NAD+ binding activity; oxidoreductase activity, acting on the aldehyde or oxo group of donors, NAD or NADP as acceptor; and thyroid hormone binding activity. Involved in several processes, including animal organ development; retinoic acid biosynthetic process; and righting reflex. Localizes to the cytoplasm. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in isolated microphthalmia 8. Orthologous to human ALDH1A3 (aldehyde dehydrogenase 1 family member A3).