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11Beta Hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase
11-Beta Hydroxysteroid Dehydrogenase (HSD11B) is the name of a family of enzymes that catalyzes the conversion of inert 11 keto-products (cortisone) to active cortisol, or vice versa, thus regulating the access of glucocorticoids to the steroid receptors.
Additional recommended knowledge
In humans, there are two HSD11B isoforms:
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