Stereochemistry of enzymic C-4,5 dehydrogenation of steroids

Yusuf J. Abul-Hajj

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Abstract

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 languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)766-770
Number of pages5
JournalBiochemical and Biophysical Research Communications
Volume43
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - May 21 1971

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