"Cholesterol 7-alpha-Hydroxylase" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A membrane-bound cytochrome P450 enzyme that catalyzes the 7-alpha-hydroxylation of CHOLESTEROL in the presence of molecular oxygen and NADPH-FERRIHEMOPROTEIN REDUCTASE. This enzyme, encoded by CYP7, converts cholesterol to 7-alpha-hydroxycholesterol which is the first and rate-limiting step in the synthesis of BILE ACIDS.
- Cholesterol 7-alpha-Hydroxylase
- Cholesterol 7 alpha Hydroxylase
- Cholesterol 7alpha-Hydroxylase
- Cholesterol 7alpha Hydroxylase
- Cholesterol 7 Hydroxylase
- Cytochrome P-450 CYP7
- Cytochrome P 450 CYP7
- Cholesterol 7-alpha-Monooxygenase
- Cholesterol 7 alpha Monooxygenase
- Cytochrome P450 7
- CYP 7A
- CYP 7
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