Aliases for HSD17B2 Gene
- Hydroxysteroid 17-Beta Dehydrogenase 2 2 3 5
- Short Chain Dehydrogenase/Reductase Family 9C Member 2 3 4
- Microsomal 17-Beta-Hydroxysteroid Dehydrogenase 3 4
- 17-Beta-Hydroxysteroid Dehydrogenase Type 2 3 4
- 20 Alpha-Hydroxysteroid Dehydrogenase 3 4
- Testosterone 17-Beta-Dehydrogenase 3 4
- 17-Beta-HSD 2 3 4
- 20-ALPHA-HSD 3 4
- EDH17B2 3 4
External Ids for HSD17B2 Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for HSD17B2 Gene
GeneCards Summary for HSD17B2 Gene
HSD17B2 (Hydroxysteroid 17-Beta Dehydrogenase 2) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with HSD17B2 include Progesterone Resistance and Endometriosis Of Ovary. Among its related pathways are Androstenedione and testosterone biosynthesis and metabolism p.1 and Metabolism. Gene Ontology (GO) annotations related to this gene include oxidoreductase activity and testosterone dehydrogenase (NAD+) activity. An important paralog of this gene is HSD11B2.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for HSD17B2 Gene
Capable of catalyzing the interconversion of testosterone and androstenedione, as well as estradiol and estrone. Also has 20-alpha-HSD activity. Uses NADH while EDH17B3 uses NADPH.