21-Deoxycortisol

Last modified: Fri Jul 9 14:31:35 BST 2004

Steroid carbon nomenclature

Trivial name: 21-Deoxycortisol
Systematic name: 11ß,17alpha,-Dihydroxypregn-4-ene-3,20-dione
Molecular formula: C21H30O4
CAS Number: 641-77-0
Merck Index (11th Ed) Number: 4710
COMPOUND: C05497


Product

Pathway: 11ß-Hydroxyprogesterone -> 21-Deoxycortisol
Reaction: steroid alpha-hydroxylation at C17
Enzyme: P450c17 (steroid 17alpha-hydroxylase/17,20-lyase), CYP17
EC 1.14.99.9

Reference

  1. Ruckpaul, K. and Rein, H., Eds. (1990) Frontiers in Biotransformation, vol. 3: Molecular Mechanisms of Adrenal Steroidogenesis and Aspects of Regulation and Application. Taylor & Francis, London.


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