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Cholesterol Oxidase

An enzyme that catalyzes the oxidation of cholesterol in the presence of molecular oxygen to 4-cholesten-3-one and hydrogen peroxide. The enzyme is not specific for cholesterol, but will also oxidize other 3-hydroxysteroids. EC

Year introduced: 1991(1978)

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Tree Number(s): D08.811.682.047.436.350.150

MeSH Unique ID: D002789

Registry Number: EC

Entry Terms:

  • Oxidase, Cholesterol

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