IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: 16α-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase

Reaction: a 16α-hydroxysteroid + NAD(P)+ = a 16-oxosteroid + NAD(P)H + H+

Other name(s): 16α-hydroxy steroid dehydrogenase

Systematic name: 16α-hydroxysteroid:NAD(P)+ 16-oxidoreductase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 37250-74-1


1. Meigs, R.A. and Ryan, K.J. 16-α-Hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase of rat kidney. Purification, assay, and properties. J. Biol. Chem. 241 (1966) 4011-4015. [PMID: 4380686]

[EC created 1972]

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