SSADH is an alias for the gene, Aldehyde dehydrogenase 5 family member A1, in humans. Other names include: Succinate-semialdehyde dehydrogenase, mitochondrial; Aldehyde dehydrogenase family 5 member A1; NAD(+)-dependent succinic semialdehyde dehydrogenase; Succinate-semialdehyde dehydrogenase, mitochondrial ; succinate-semialdehyde dehydrogenase; SSDH; aldehyde dehydrogenase 5 family, member A1. The encoded protein is an enzyme with an amino acid length of 535 and a mass of 57.2 kDa. Other isoforms may exist. SSADH is a member of the Aldehyde dehydrogenase family. This gene shares homology with other species, including: Mouse, Rat, Zebrafish, Frog, Chicken.