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Steroid carbon nomenclature
Trivial name: 6ß-Hydroxylithocholic acid
Molecular formula: C24H40O4
Reaction: steroid ß-hydroxylation at C6
Enzyme: lithocholic acid 6ß-hydroxylase (steroid 6ß-hydroxylase),
Chang, T.K., Teixeira, J., Gil, G. and Waxman, D.J. (1993)
The lithocholic acid 6ß-hydroxylase cytochrome P-450, CYP 3A10,
is an active catalyst of steroid-hormone 6ß-hydroxylation.
Biochem. J. 291, 429-433.
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