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3(or 17)b-hydroxysteroid Dehydrogenase

17β-Hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase
Identifiers
EC number CAS number IntEnz BRENDA ExPASy KEGG MetaCyc metabolic pathway
PRIAM PDB structures PDBsum
Gene Ontology EGO


17β-Hydroxysteroid dehydrogenases (

Note that the major reactions catalysed by 17β-HSD (e.g., the conversion of androstenedione to testosterone) are in fact hydrogenation (reduction) rather than dehydrogenation (oxidation) reactions.

Genes

Genes coding for 17β-HSD include:

Clinical significance

Isozyme 3 is responsible for 17-beta-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase deficiency.

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