Multiplicity of 3-Ketosteroid-9 alpha-Hydroxylase Enzymes in Rhodococcus rhodochrous DSM43269 for Specific Degradation of Different Classes of Steroids

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Petrusma, Mirjan; Hessels, Gerda; Dijkhuizen, Lubbert; van der Geize, Robert; (2011)
  • Subject: SP STRAIN RHA1 | 3-KETOSTEROID 9-ALPHA-HYDROXYLASE | MYCOBACTERIUM-TUBERCULOSIS | ERYTHROPOLIS SQ1 | CHOLESTEROL CATABOLISM | BIPHENYL | PATHWAY | GENES | MONOOXYGENASE | MACROPHAGES

The well-known large catabolic potential of rhodococci is greatly facilitated by an impressive gene multiplicity. This study reports on the multiplicity of kshA, encoding the oxygenase component of 3-ketosteroid 9 alpha-hydroxylase, a key enzyme in steroid catabolism. F... View more
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