Definitions for 11-beta-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase type 1
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11-beta-Hydroxysteroid Dehydrogenase Type 1
A low-affinity 11 beta-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase found in a variety of tissues, most notably in LIVER; LUNG; ADIPOSE TISSUE; vascular tissue; OVARY; and the CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM. The enzyme acts reversibly and can use either NAD or NADP as cofactors.
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