16ß-Hydroxytestosterone

Last modified: Tue Jul 6 10:21:57 BST 2004

Steroid carbon nomenclature

Trivial name: 16ß-Hydroxytestosterone
Systematic name: 16ß,17ß-Dihydroxyandrost-4-en-3-one
Molecular formula: C19H28O3


Product [1]

Pathway: Testosterone -> 16ß-Hydroxytestosterone
Reaction: steroid ß-hydroxylation at C16
Enzyme: P450NMb, CYP2G1
EC 1.14.14.1

Reference

  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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