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Aliases for HSD17B7 Gene

Aliases for HSD17B7 Gene

  • Hydroxysteroid (17-Beta) Dehydrogenase 7 2 3
  • Short Chain Dehydrogenase/Reductase Family 37C Member 1 3 4
  • 17-Beta-Hydroxysteroid Dehydrogenase 7 3 4
  • Estradiol 17-Beta-Dehydrogenase 7 3 4
  • 17-Beta-HSD 7 3 4
  • SDR37C1 3 4
  • Short Chain Dehydrogenase/Reductase Family 37C, Member 1 3
  • Short Chain Dehydrogenase/Reductase Family 37C 2
  • 17 Beta-Hydroxysteroid Dehydrogenase Type VII 3
  • 17beta Hydroxysteroid Dehydrogenase 3
  • 3-Keto-Steroid Reductase 3
  • EC 4
  • EC 4
  • Member 1 2
  • PRAP 3

External Ids for HSD17B7 Gene

Summaries for HSD17B7 Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for HSD17B7 Gene

  • HSD17B7 encodes an enzyme that functions both as a 17-beta-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase (EC in the biosynthesis of sex steroids and as a 3-ketosteroid reductase (EC in the biosynthesis of cholesterol (Marijanovic et al., 2003 [PubMed 12829805]).[supplied by OMIM, May 2010]

GeneCards Summary for HSD17B7 Gene

HSD17B7 (Hydroxysteroid (17-Beta) Dehydrogenase 7) is a Protein Coding gene. Among its related pathways are Metabolism and Metabolism. GO annotations related to this gene include estradiol 17-beta-dehydrogenase activity and 3-keto sterol reductase activity.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for HSD17B7 Gene

  • Responsible for the reduction of the keto group on the C-3 of sterols.

Gene Wiki entry for HSD17B7 Gene

No data available for Tocris Summary , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for HSD17B7 Gene

Genomics for HSD17B7 Gene

Genomic Location for HSD17B7 Gene

162,790,702 bp from pter
162,812,818 bp from pter
22,117 bases
Plus strand

Genomic View for HSD17B7 Gene

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Cytogenetic band:
Genomic Location for HSD17B7 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for HSD17B7 Gene

Regulatory Elements for HSD17B7 Gene

Proteins for HSD17B7 Gene

  • Protein details for HSD17B7 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    3-keto-steroid reductase
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • Q5T246
    • Q7Z4V9
    • Q8WWS2
    • Q9UF00

    Protein attributes for HSD17B7 Gene

    341 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    38206 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available

    Alternative splice isoforms for HSD17B7 Gene


neXtProt entry for HSD17B7 Gene

Proteomics data for HSD17B7 Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for HSD17B7 Gene

Other Protein References for HSD17B7 Gene

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for HSD17B7 Gene

Domains for HSD17B7 Gene

Gene Families for HSD17B7 Gene

  • SDRC2 :Short chain dehydrogenase/reductase superfamily / Classical SDR fold cluster 2

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for HSD17B7 Gene

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Belongs to the short-chain dehydrogenases/reductases (SDR) family. ERG27 subfamily.:
    • P56937
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Function for HSD17B7 Gene

Molecular function for HSD17B7 Gene

GENATLAS Biochemistry: 17 beta hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase type 7,expressed in the corpus luteum during pregnancy,responsible for extradive biosynthesis
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot CatalyticActivity: A 3-beta-hydroxysteroid + NADP(+) = a 3-oxosteroid + NADPH
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot CatalyticActivity: 17-beta-estradiol + NAD(P)(+) = estrone + NAD(P)H
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function: Responsible for the reduction of the keto group on the C-3 of sterols.

Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) for HSD17B7 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for HSD17B7 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0000253 3-keto sterol reductase activity IEA --
GO:0003824 catalytic activity --
GO:0004303 estradiol 17-beta-dehydrogenase activity IEA --
GO:0005148 prolactin receptor binding IEA --
GO:0016491 oxidoreductase activity --
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Animal Models for HSD17B7 Gene

MGI Knock Outs for HSD17B7:

miRNA for HSD17B7 Gene

miRTarBase miRNAs that target HSD17B7

No data available for Transcription Factor Targeting and HOMER Transcription for HSD17B7 Gene

Localization for HSD17B7 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for HSD17B7 Gene

Cell membrane; Single-pass membrane protein.

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for HSD17B7 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for HSD17B7 gene
Compartment Confidence
plasma membrane 5
endoplasmic reticulum 4
cytosol 2
mitochondrion 2
extracellular 1
golgi apparatus 1
nucleus 1
peroxisome 1

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for HSD17B7 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005783 endoplasmic reticulum --
GO:0005789 endoplasmic reticulum membrane TAS --
GO:0005886 plasma membrane IEA --
GO:0016021 integral component of membrane IEA --
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Pathways for HSD17B7 Gene

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UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot P56937-DHB7_HUMAN

  • Pathway: Steroid biosynthesis; estrogen biosynthesis
  • Pathway: Steroid biosynthesis; zymosterol biosynthesis; zymosterol from lanosterol: step 5/6

Interacting Proteins for HSD17B7 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for HSD17B7 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0006695 cholesterol biosynthetic process TAS --
GO:0006703 estrogen biosynthetic process IEA --
GO:0008152 metabolic process --
GO:0044281 small molecule metabolic process TAS --
GO:0055114 oxidation-reduction process IEA --
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Compounds for HSD17B7 Gene

(19) HMDB Compounds for HSD17B7 Gene

Compound Synonyms Cas Number PubMed IDs
  • 16a-Hydroxyestrone
  • 4-methyl-5a-cholesta-8,24-dien-3-one
Not Available
  • 4-a-Methyl-5-a-cholest-7-en-3-b-ol
  • 4alpha-Methyl-5alpha-cholest-7-en-3-one
  • 4alpha-methyl-5alpha-cholesta-8,24-dien-3-one

(1) Drugbank Compounds for HSD17B7 Gene

Compound Synonyms Cas Number Type Actions PubMed IDs
  • beta-DPNH
606-68-8 target

(3) Novoseek inferred chemical compound relationships for HSD17B7 Gene

Compound -log(P) Hits PubMed IDs
17beta-hydroxysteroid 86.7 4
steroid 32 1
cholesterol 22.2 2
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Transcripts for HSD17B7 Gene

Unigene Clusters for HSD17B7 Gene

Hydroxysteroid (17-beta) dehydrogenase 7:
Representative Sequences:

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for HSD17B7 Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for HSD17B7 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for HSD17B7 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for HSD17B7 Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for HSD17B7 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Liver (6.0).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, MOPED, and MaxQB for HSD17B7 Gene

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for HSD17B7 Gene Hs.492925

mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for HSD17B7 Gene

Tissue specificity: Highly expressed in adrenal gland, liver, lung and thymus. Expressed in breast, ovaries, pituitary gland, pregnant uterus, prostate, kidney, lymph node, small intestine, spinal cord and trachea. Weakly expressed in all other tissues tested. Isoform 3 is expressed in eye ciliary epithelial cells and neuroendocrine cells
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Orthologs for HSD17B7 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of animals and fungi.

Orthologs for HSD17B7 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia HSD17B7 35
  • 99.61 (n)
  • 99.71 (a)
HSD17B7 36
  • 100 (a)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia HSD17B7 35
  • 86.79 (n)
  • 85.59 (a)
HSD17B7 36
  • 85 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia HSD17B7 35
  • 85.66 (n)
  • 86.67 (a)
HSD17B7 36
  • 86 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Hsd17b7 35
  • 80.42 (n)
  • 78.92 (a)
Hsd17b7 16
Hsd17b7 36
  • 78 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia HSD17B7 36
  • 76 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Hsd17b7 35
  • 81.84 (n)
  • 81.74 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves HSD17B7 35
  • 65.53 (n)
  • 63.35 (a)
HSD17B7 36
  • 62 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia HSD17B7 36
  • 55 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia hsd17b7 35
  • 67.7 (n)
  • 66.25 (a)
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii hsd17b7 35
  • 64.2 (n)
  • 61.11 (a)
hsd17b7 36
  • 59 (a)
hsd17b7 36
  • 59 (a)
A. gosspyii yeast
(Ashbya gossypii)
Saccharomycetes AGOS_AGR068W 35
  • 40.25 (n)
  • 25.61 (a)
baker's yeast
(Saccharomyces cerevisiae)
Saccharomycetes ERG27 35
  • 42.98 (n)
  • 25.47 (a)
ERG27 36
  • 22 (a)
ERG27 38
K. lactis yeast
(Kluyveromyces lactis)
Saccharomycetes KLLA0F19756g 35
  • 41.41 (n)
  • 26.09 (a)
fission yeast
(Schizosaccharomyces pombe)
Schizosaccharomycetes erg27 35
  • 42.75 (n)
  • 32.47 (a)
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea CSA.9141 36
  • 42 (a)
Species with no ortholog for HSD17B7:
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • fruit fly (Drosophila melanogaster)
  • green algae (Chlamydomonas reinhardtii)
  • honey bee (Apis mellifera)
  • loblloly pine (Pinus taeda)
  • malaria parasite (Plasmodium falciparum)
  • medicago trunc (Medicago Truncatula)
  • moss (Physcomitrella patens)
  • orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus)
  • pig (Sus scrofa)
  • platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
  • 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 HSD17B7 Gene

Gene Tree for HSD17B7 (if available)
Gene Tree for HSD17B7 (if available)

Paralogs for HSD17B7 Gene

Selected SIMAP similar genes for HSD17B7 Gene using alignment to 5 proteins: Pseudogenes for HSD17B7 Gene

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No data available for Paralogs for HSD17B7 Gene

Variants for HSD17B7 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for HSD17B7 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 01 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type MAF
rs1039874 -- 162,806,736(-) CCTTC(C/T)AAGTT intron-variant
rs1060464 -- 162,812,702(+) TATAT(A/G)TAAAA utr-variant-3-prime
rs1060466 -- 162,812,707(+) ATAAA(A/G)CCAGA utr-variant-3-prime
rs1137574 -- 162,812,587(+) GTGGG(A/G)GGATC utr-variant-3-prime
rs1137575 -- 162,812,680(+) CAAAA(C/T)ATGTA utr-variant-3-prime

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for HSD17B7 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv516482 CNV Gain+Loss 19592680
esv1698857 CNV Insertion 17803354

Relevant External Links for HSD17B7 Gene

HapMap Linkage Disequilibrium report

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for HSD17B7 Gene

Disorders for HSD17B7 Gene

Relevant External Links for HSD17B7

Genetic Association Database (GAD)
Human Genome Epidemiology (HuGE) Navigator
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No data available for UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for HSD17B7 Gene

Publications for HSD17B7 Gene

  1. Determination of cDNA, gene structure and chromosomal localization of the novel human 17beta-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase type 7. (PMID: 10544267) Krazeisen A. … Adamski J. (FEBS Lett. 1999) 2 3 4 23
  2. Analysis of the 5' flanking regions of human and murine HSD17B7: identification of a cholesterol dependent enhancer region. (PMID: 16356630) Ohnesorg T. … Adamski J. (Mol. Cell. Endocrinol. 2006) 3 23
  3. Functional analysis of cholesterol biosynthesis by RNA interference. (PMID: 17498944) Guggenberger C. … Adamski J. (J. Steroid Biochem. Mol. Biol. 2007) 3 23
  4. Two 17beta-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenases (17HSDs) of estradiol biosynthesis: 17HSD type 1 and type 7. (PMID: 10419022) Peltoketo H. … Vihko P. (J. Steroid Biochem. Mol. Biol. 1999) 2 3
  5. Production, purification, and functional analysis of recombinant human and mouse 17beta-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase type 7. (PMID: 12732193) Toern S. … Vihko P. (Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 2003) 3 4

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