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Cholesterol Oxidase MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Cholesterol Oxidase
Tree Number(s)
D08.811.682.047.436.350.150
Unique ID
D002789
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002789
Scope Note
An enzyme that catalyzes the oxidation of cholesterol in the presence of molecular oxygen to 4-cholesten-3-one and hydrogen peroxide. The enzyme is not specific for cholesterol, but will also oxidize other 3-hydroxysteroids. EC 1.1.3.6.
Registry Number
EC 1.1.3.6
CAS Type 1 Name
Cholesterol:oxygen oxidoreductase
Previous Indexing
Cholesterol (1966-1977)
Hydroxysteroid Dehydrogenases (1966-1977)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under 3-HYDROXYSTEROID DEHYDROGENASES 1978-90
History Note
91(78); was see under 3-HYDROXYSTEROID DEHYDROGENASES 1978-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1977/04/15
Revision Date
2003/07/09
Cholesterol Oxidase Preferred
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