11 BETA HYDROXYLASE
\ɪlˈɛvən bˈiːtə hˈa͡ɪdɹəksˌɪle͡ɪs], \ɪlˈɛvən bˈiːtə hˈaɪdɹəksˌɪleɪs], \ɪ_l_ˈɛ_v_ə_n b_ˈiː_t_ə h_ˈaɪ_d_ɹ_ə_k_s_ˌɪ_l_eɪ_s]\
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A steroid hydroxylase system found in adrenal tissues. It catalyzes the 11-hydroxylation of steroids in the presence of molecular oxygen and consists of an NADPH-specific flavoprotein, a non-heme iron protein, and cytochrome P-450. Its deficiency is a cause of congenital adrenal hyperplasia (ADRENAL HYPERPLASIA, CONGENITAL). EC 22.214.171.124.
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