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Cholesterol 7alpha hydroxylase

Introduction: Cholesterol 7alpha hydroxylase

Description of Cholesterol 7alpha hydroxylase

Cholesterol 7alpha hydroxylase: A membrane-bound cytochrome P450 enzyme that catalyzes the 7-alpha-hydroxylation of CHOLESTEROL in the presence of molecular oxygen and NADPH-FERRIHEMOPROTEIN REDUCTASE. This enzyme, encoded by CYP7, converts cholesterol to 7-alpha-hydroxycholesterol which is the first and rate-limiting step in the synthesis of BILE ACIDS.
Source: MeSH 2007

Cholesterol 7alpha hydroxylase: Related Topics

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Terms associated with Cholesterol 7alpha hydroxylase:

Terms Similar to Cholesterol 7alpha hydroxylase:

  • CYP7
  • CYP7A
  • Cytochrome P-450 CYP7

Source - MeSH 2007

Broader terms for Cholesterol 7alpha hydroxylase

Source - MeSH 2007

The following terms can be used for Cholesterol 7alpha hydroxylase

Source: CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Cholesterol 7alpha hydroxylase

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