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Steroid carbon nomenclature

Trivial name: 11alpha-Hydroxytestosterone
Systematic name: 11alpha,17ß-Dihydroxyandrost-4-en-3-one
Molecular formula: C19H28O3

Product [1]

Pathway: Testosterone -> 11alpha-Hydroxytestosterone
Reaction: steroid alpha-hydroxylation at C11
Enzyme: P450NMb, CYP2G1


  1. Ding, X. and Coon, M.J. (1994) Steroid metabolism by rabbit olfactory-specific P450 2G1. Arch. Biochem. Biophys. 315, 454-459.

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