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- noun organic chemistry The
tetracyclic hydrocarbon precursorof most steroids, such as cholesterol
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S.; Hoshita, N.; Okuda, K.: Enzymatic characteristics of CO-sen - sitive 26-hydroxylase system for 5b-cholestane-3a,7a,12a-triol in rat-liver mitochondria and its intramitochondrial localization.
(enzyme was re - named into 27-monooxygenase because it hydroxylates the methyl group in position 27 )  5b-cholestane-3a,7a,12a-triol hydroxylase cholestanetriol
22.214.171.124 Cholestanetriol 26-monooxygenase Reaction type oxidation redox reaction reduction Natural substrates and products S 5b-cholestane-3a,7a,12a-triol + NADPH + O2
256, 4345 - 4349 (1981)  Atsuta, Y.; Okuda, K.: Isolation of rat liver mitochondrial ferredoxin and its reductase active in the 5b-cholestane-3a,7a,12a-triol 26 hydroxylase.