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Brief summary - 11Î²-Hydroxyprogesterone
11Î²-Hydroxyprogesterone (11Î²-OHP), also known as 21-deoxycorticosterone, as well as 11Î²-hydroxypregn-4-ene-3,20-dione, is a naturally occurring, endogenous steroid and derivative of progesterone. It is a potent mineralocorticoid. Syntheses of 11Î²-OHP from progesterone is catalyzed by the steroid 11Î²-hydroxylase (CYP11B1) enzyme, and, to a lesser extent, by the aldosterone synthase enzyme (CYP11B2)
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