IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: steroid-lactonase

Reaction: testololactone + H2O = testolate

Glossary: testololactone = 3-oxo-13,17-secoandrost-4-eno-17,13-lactone
testolate = 13-hydroxy-3-oxo-13,17-secoandrost-4-en-17-oate

Systematic name: testololactone lactonohydrolase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 37288-08-7


1. Holmlund, C.E. and Blank, R.H. Preparation and properties of a steroid lactonase. Arch. Biochem. Biophys. 109 (1965) 29-35.

[EC created 1972]

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