Dehydrogenation of 5α-3-ketosteroids with cell-free preparations of Nocardia restrictus involves a cis removal of the 4α and 5α hydrogens while dehydrogenation of 5β-3-ketosteroids proceeds by a stereospecific removal of the 4α and 5β hydrogens.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||5|
|Journal||Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications|
|State||Published - May 21 1971|