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Aliases for HSD17B1 Gene

Aliases for HSD17B1 Gene

  • Hydroxysteroid (17-Beta) Dehydrogenase 1 2 3
  • EDH17B2 3 4 6
  • Short Chain Dehydrogenase/Reductase Family 28C Member 1 3 4
  • Placental 17-Beta-Hydroxysteroid Dehydrogenase 3 4
  • 17-Beta-Hydroxysteroid Dehydrogenase Type 1 3 4
  • 20 Alpha-Hydroxysteroid Dehydrogenase 3 4
  • Estradiol 17-Beta-Dehydrogenase-1 2 3
  • 17-Beta-HSD 1 3 4
  • 20-ALPHA-HSD 3 4
  • SDR28C1 3 4
  • EDHB17 3 4
  • E2DH 3 4
  • Short Chain Dehydrogenase/Reductase Family 28CE, Member 1 3
  • Hydroxysteroid (17-Beta) Dehydrogenase 1 Isoform 3
  • Short Chain Dehydrogenase/Reductase Family 28CE 2
  • Estradiol 17-Beta-Dehydrogenase 1 3
  • EC 4
  • Member 1 2
  • EDH17B1 4
  • E17KSR 4
  • HSD17 3

External Ids for HSD17B1 Gene

Previous HGNC Symbols for HSD17B1 Gene

  • EDHB17
  • EDH17B2

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for HSD17B1 Gene

  • GC17P040268
  • GC17P042872
  • GC17P040612
  • GC17P041077
  • GC17P041074
  • GC17P037954
  • GC17P040701
  • GC17P036468

Summaries for HSD17B1 Gene

GeneCards Summary for HSD17B1 Gene

HSD17B1 (Hydroxysteroid (17-Beta) Dehydrogenase 1) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with HSD17B1 include acute t cell leukemia and ovarian disease. Among its related pathways are Signaling by GPCR and Disease. GO annotations related to this gene include estradiol 17-beta-dehydrogenase activity. An important paralog of this gene is HSD11B2.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for HSD17B1 Gene

  • Favors the reduction of estrogens and androgens. Also has 20-alpha-HSD activity. Uses preferentially NADH

Gene Wiki entry for HSD17B1 Gene

No data available for Entrez Gene Summary , Tocris Summary , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for HSD17B1 Gene

Genomics for HSD17B1 Gene

Regulatory Elements for HSD17B1 Gene

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Genomic Location for HSD17B1 Gene

42,548,357 bp from pter
42,555,214 bp from pter
6,858 bases
Plus strand

Genomic View for HSD17B1 Gene

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Cytogenetic band:
Genomic Location for HSD17B1 Gene
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RefSeq DNA sequence for HSD17B1 Gene

Proteins for HSD17B1 Gene

  • Protein details for HSD17B1 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Estradiol 17-beta-dehydrogenase 1
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • B3KXS1
    • Q2M2L8

    Protein attributes for HSD17B1 Gene

    328 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    34950 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    • Homodimer.

    Three dimensional structures from OCA and Proteopedia for HSD17B1 Gene

neXtProt entry for HSD17B1 Gene

Proteomics data for HSD17B1 Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for HSD17B1 Gene

No Post-translational modifications

Other Protein References for HSD17B1 Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
Reactome Protein details:
REFSEQ proteins:

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Domains for HSD17B1 Gene

Gene Families for HSD17B1 Gene

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Belongs to the short-chain dehydrogenases/reductases (SDR) family.
  • Belongs to the short-chain dehydrogenases/reductases (SDR) family.
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Function for HSD17B1 Gene

Molecular function for HSD17B1 Gene

GENATLAS Biochemistry:
17 beta-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase,type I,microsomal,NAD dependent,converting estrogens and androgens playing an essential role in the formation of active intracellular sex steroids
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot CatalyticActivity:
17-beta-estradiol + NAD(P)(+) = estrone + NAD(P)H
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Favors the reduction of estrogens and androgens. Also has 20-alpha-HSD activity. Uses preferentially NADH

Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) for HSD17B1 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for HSD17B1 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0003824 catalytic activity TAS 8547176
GO:0004303 estradiol 17-beta-dehydrogenase activity TAS --
GO:0016491 oxidoreductase activity --
GO:0047035 testosterone dehydrogenase (NAD+) activity IEA --
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No data available for Phenotypes , Animal Models , miRNA , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for HSD17B1 Gene

Localization for HSD17B1 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for HSD17B1 Gene


Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for HSD17B1 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for HSD17B1 gene
Compartment Confidence
cytosol 4
mitochondrion 2
endoplasmic reticulum 1
extracellular 1
golgi apparatus 1
nucleus 1
plasma membrane 1

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for HSD17B1 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005634 nucleus --
GO:0005654 nucleoplasm IDA --
GO:0005737 cytoplasm IDA --
GO:0005829 cytosol TAS --
GO:0031965 nuclear membrane IDA --
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Pathways for HSD17B1 Gene

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UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot P14061-DHB1_HUMAN

  • Pathway: Steroid biosynthesis; estrogen biosynthesis

Interacting Proteins for HSD17B1 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for HSD17B1 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0006694 steroid biosynthetic process TAS 8547176
GO:0006703 estrogen biosynthetic process TAS --
GO:0008152 metabolic process --
GO:0008202 steroid metabolic process TAS --
GO:0008210 estrogen metabolic process TAS 2584224
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Drugs for HSD17B1 Gene

(8) Drugbank Compounds for HSD17B1 Gene

Compound Status Synonyms Cas Number PubChem ID Type Actions PubMed IDs
  • 1,3,5,7-Estratetraen-3-ol-17-one
474-86-2 223368 Target approved
  • 4-Androstene-3,17-dione
63-05-8 6128 Target inducer experimental, illicit
  • 5alpha-Androstan-3,17-dione
846-46-8 222865 Target experimental, illicit
  • (5a,17b)-17-Hydroxyandrostan-3-one
521-18-6 15 Target experimental, illicit
2'-Monophosphoadenosine 5'-Diphosphoribose
46936685 Target experimental

(12) HMDB Compounds for HSD17B1 Gene

Compound Synonyms Cas Number PubMed IDs
  • 11beta-Hydroxyandrost-4-ene-3,17-dione
  • 16 alpha-Hydroxyestrone
  • 16-Hydroxyestrone
  • (+)-3,17b-Estradiol

(9) Novoseek inferred chemical compound relationships for HSD17B1 Gene

Compound -log(P) Hits PubMed IDs
17beta-hydroxysteroid 89.9 11
hydroxysteroid 85.6 4
estrone 79.5 7
estradiol 67.8 12
estrogen 61.5 13
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Transcripts for HSD17B1 Gene

Unigene Clusters for HSD17B1 Gene

Hydroxysteroid (17-beta) dehydrogenase 1:
Representative Sequences:

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Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for HSD17B1 Gene

ExUns: 1 ^ 2 ^ 3a · 3b · 3c ^ 4a · 4b ^ 5
SP1: -

Relevant External Links for HSD17B1 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for HSD17B1 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for HSD17B1 Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

Protein differential expression in normal tissues for HSD17B1 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Placenta (67.8).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, and MOPED for HSD17B1 Gene

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for HSD17B1 Gene Hs.654385

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Expression partners for HSD17B1 Gene

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No data available for mRNA differential expression in normal tissues and mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for HSD17B1 Gene

Orthologs for HSD17B1 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of animals.

Orthologs for HSD17B1 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia HSD17B1 35
  • 79.5 (n)
  • 73.03 (a)
HSD17B1 36
  • 70 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia HSD17B1 35
  • 82.57 (n)
  • 79.65 (a)
HSD17B1 36
  • 77 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Hsd17b1 35
  • 75.29 (n)
  • 73.45 (a)
Hsd17b1 16
Hsd17b1 36
  • 65 (a)
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia LOC100614183 35
  • 89.95 (n)
  • 80.89 (a)
HSD17B1 36
  • 99 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Hsd17b1 35
  • 75.61 (n)
  • 75.26 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia HSD17B1 36
  • 72 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia -- 36
  • 41 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves HSD17B1 35
  • 64.53 (n)
  • 57.3 (a)
HSD17B1 36
  • 57 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia -- 36
  • 37 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia LOC100489679 35
  • 57.67 (n)
  • 53.98 (a)
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii Dr.26588 35
hsd17b1 35
  • 58.54 (n)
  • 52.65 (a)
hsd17b1 36
  • 52 (a)
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta sro 36
  • 22 (a)
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea CSA.6045 36
  • 5 (a)
Species with no ortholog for HSD17B1:
  • A. gosspyii yeast (Ashbya gossypii)
  • Actinobacteria (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
  • African clawed frog (Xenopus laevis)
  • African malaria mosquito (Anopheles gambiae)
  • Alicante grape (Vitis vinifera)
  • alpha proteobacteria (Wolbachia pipientis)
  • amoeba (Dictyostelium discoideum)
  • Archea (Pyrococcus horikoshii)
  • baker's yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae)
  • barley (Hordeum vulgare)
  • beta proteobacteria (Neisseria meningitidis)
  • bread mold (Neurospora crassa)
  • Chromalveolata (Phytophthora infestans)
  • common water flea (Daphnia pulex)
  • corn (Zea mays)
  • E. coli (Escherichia coli)
  • filamentous fungi (Aspergillus nidulans)
  • Firmicute bacteria (Streptococcus pneumoniae)
  • fission yeast (Schizosaccharomyces pombe)
  • green algae (Chlamydomonas reinhardtii)
  • honey bee (Apis mellifera)
  • K. lactis yeast (Kluyveromyces lactis)
  • loblloly pine (Pinus taeda)
  • malaria parasite (Plasmodium falciparum)
  • medicago trunc (Medicago Truncatula)
  • moss (Physcomitrella patens)
  • orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus)
  • pig (Sus scrofa)
  • rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)
  • rice (Oryza sativa)
  • rice blast fungus (Magnaporthe grisea)
  • schistosome parasite (Schistosoma mansoni)
  • sea anemone (Nematostella vectensis)
  • sea urchin (Strongylocentrotus purpuratus)
  • sorghum (Sorghum bicolor)
  • soybean (Glycine max)
  • stem rust fungus (Puccinia graminis)
  • sugarcane (Saccharum officinarum)
  • thale cress (Arabidopsis thaliana)
  • tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum)
  • toxoplasmosis (Toxoplasma gondii)
  • Trichoplax (Trichoplax adhaerens)
  • wheat (Triticum aestivum)
  • worm (Caenorhabditis elegans)

Evolution for HSD17B1 Gene

Gene Tree for HSD17B1 (if available)
Gene Tree for HSD17B1 (if available)

Paralogs for HSD17B1 Gene

(3) SIMAP similar genes for HSD17B1 Gene using alignment to 2 proteins: Pseudogenes for HSD17B1 Gene

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Variants for HSD17B1 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for HSD17B1 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 17 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type MAF
rs592389 -- 42,555,426(-) CTTGG(G/T)TATCC downstream-variant-500B
rs597255 -- 42,553,082(+) GAGGC(C/T)AGAAG intron-variant, reference, missense, nc-transcript-variant
rs604204 -- 42,546,512(+) CCCAC(A/G)TGGGA upstream-variant-2KB
rs605059 - 42,554,888(-) CGCAC(C/T)GCGCC missense, reference, synonymous-codon, nc-transcript-variant
rs607740 -- 42,547,273(+) TGTGT(A/G)ACACA upstream-variant-2KB

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for HSD17B1 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv908249 CNV Loss 21882294
dgv3172n71 CNV Loss 21882294
esv33998 OTHER Inversion 15654335
nsv908255 CNV Loss 21882294
esv30001 CNV Loss 17803354
nsv111876 CNV Loss 16902084

Relevant External Links for HSD17B1 Gene

HapMap Linkage Disequilibrium report
Human Gene Mutation Database (HGMD)

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for HSD17B1 Gene

Disorders for HSD17B1 Gene

(2) University of Copenhagen DISEASES for HSD17B1 Gene

(6) Novoseek inferred disease relationships for HSD17B1 Gene

Disease -log(P) Hits PubMed IDs
breast cancer 47.5 32
endometriosis 41.7 7
prostate cancer 28.5 6
ovarian cancer 20.6 2
tumors 10.3 7

Genatlas disease for HSD17B1 Gene

hirsutism with amenorrhea and polycystic ovarian disease

Relevant External Links for HSD17B1

Genetic Association Database (GAD)
Human Genome Epidemiology (HuGE) Navigator
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No data available for OMIM and UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for HSD17B1 Gene

Publications for HSD17B1 Gene

  1. HSD17B1 gene polymorphisms and risk of endometrial and breast cancer. (PMID: 14973105) Setiawan V.W. … De Vivo I. (Cancer Epidemiol. Biomarkers Prev. 2004) 3 23 48
  2. Association between endometriosis and genetic polymorphisms of the estradiol-synthesizing enzyme genes HSD17B1 and CYP19. (PMID: 15640252) Tsuchiya M. … Ikenoue T. (Hum. Reprod. 2005) 3 23 48
  3. Ten estrogen-related polymorphisms and endometriosis: a study of multiple gene-gene interactions. (PMID: 16260521) Huber A. … Tempfer C.B. (Obstet Gynecol 2005) 3 23 48
  4. Increased prevalence of EGFR-mutant lung cancer in women and in East Asian populations: analysis of estrogen-related polymorphisms. (PMID: 18593984) Bell D.W. … Haber D.A. (Clin. Cancer Res. 2008) 3 23 48
  5. HSD17B1 genetic variants and hormone receptor-defined breast cancer. (PMID: 18843021) Gaudet M.M. … Garcia-Closas M. (Cancer Epidemiol. Biomarkers Prev. 2008) 3 23 48

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