"Aldosterone Synthase" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A mitochondrial cytochrome P450 enzyme that catalyzes the 18-hydroxylation of steroids in the presence of molecular oxygen and NADPH-specific flavoprotein. This enzyme, encoded by CYP11B2 gene, is important in the conversion of CORTICOSTERONE to 18-hydroxycorticosterone and the subsequent conversion to ALDOSTERONE.
- Aldosterone Synthase
- Steroid 18-Hydroxylase
- Steroid 18 Hydroxylase
- Aldosterone Synthase Cytochrome P-450
- CYP 11B2
- Cytochrome P450 11B2
- Cyctochrome P-450 c11AS
- Cytochrome P-450 CYP11B2
- Cytochrome P 450 CYP11B2
- Cytochrome P-450c11AS
- Cytochrome P 450c11AS
- Cytochrome P450Aldo
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