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A guide to 17beta-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenases.
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PMID:  11165003     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
17beta-Hydroxysteroid dehydrogenases (17beta-HSD) are pivotal in controlling the biological potency of steroid hormones by catalyzing oxidation or reduction at position 17. Several 17beta-HSDs may as well metabolize further substrates including alcohols, bile acids, fatty acids and retinols. This review summarizes recent progress in the field of 17beta-HSD research provides an update of nomenclature.
J Adamski; F J Jakob
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Molecular and cellular endocrinology     Volume:  171     ISSN:  0303-7207     ISO Abbreviation:  Mol. Cell. Endocrinol.     Publication Date:  2001 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2001-02-22     Completed Date:  2001-05-17     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7500844     Medline TA:  Mol Cell Endocrinol     Country:  Ireland    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
GSF-National Research Center for Health and Environment, Institute for Experimental Genetics, Genome Analysis Center, Molecular Endocrinology and Proteomics Group, Ingolstädter Landstr. 1, 85764, Neuherberg, Germany.
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MeSH Terms
17-Hydroxysteroid Dehydrogenases* / chemistry,  genetics,  physiology
Substrate Specificity
Terminology as Topic
Reg. No./Substance:
EC 1.1.-/17-Hydroxysteroid Dehydrogenases

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