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Entry
EC 5.1.99.2                 Enzyme                                 

Name
16-hydroxysteroid epimerase
Class
Isomerases;
Racemases and epimerases;
Acting on other compounds
BRITE hierarchy
Sysname
16-hydroxysteroid 16-epimerase
Reaction(IUBMB)
16alpha-hydroxysteroid = 16beta-hydroxysteroid [RN:R03228]
Reaction(KEGG)
Substrate
16alpha-hydroxysteroid [CPD:C01090]
Product
16beta-hydroxysteroid [CPD:C03050]
History
EC 5.1.99.2 created 1972
Reference
1  [PMID:5657462]
  Authors
Dahm K, Lindlau M, Breuer H.
  Title
[Steroid epimerase--a new enzyme of estrogen metabolism]
  Journal
Biochim. Biophys. Acta. 159 (1968) 377-89.
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CAS: 
37318-40-4

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