KEGG   REACTION: R02723Help
Entry
R02723                      Reaction                               

Definition
Cholesterol + Oxygen + 2 Reduced adrenal ferredoxin + 2 H+ <=> 22(R)-Hydroxycholesterol + H2O + 2 Oxidized adrenal ferredoxin
Equation
Comment
first step of R02724 (R02723+R04855+R03933)
RPair
C00001_C00007 cofac
C00187_C05502 main [RC:RC00773]
C00007_C05502 leave
Enzyme
Pathway
Steroid hormone biosynthesis
Metabolic pathways
Module
M00107  
Steroid hormone biosynthesis, cholesterol => prognenolone => progesterone
Orthology
K00498  
cholesterol monooxygenase (side-chain-cleaving) [EC:1.14.15.6]

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