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Accepted name: 3β-hydroxy-5α-steroid dehydrogenase
Reaction: 3β-hydroxy-5α-pregnane-20-one + NADP+ = 5α-pregnan-3,20-dione + NADPH + H+
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Systematic name: 3β-hydroxy-5α-steroid:NADP+ 3-oxidoreductase
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc, CAS registry number: 58875-02-8
1.  Lindemann, P. and Luckner, M. Biosynthesis of pregnane derivatives in somatic embryos of Digitalis lanata. Phytochemistry 46 (1997) 507–513.
2.  Warneck, H.M. and Seitz, H.U. 3β-Hydroxysteroid oxidoreductase in suspension cultures of Digitalis lanata EHRH. Z. Naturforsch. C: Biosci. 45 (1990) 963–972. [PMID: 2291772]
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