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3-oxo-5-alpha-steroid 4-dehydrogenase activity

Known as: 4-ene-3-ketosteroid-5alpha-oxidoreductase activity, 3-oxo-5alpha-steroid delta4-dehydrogenase activity, steroid delta4-5alpha-reductase activity 
Catalysis of the reaction: a 3-oxo-5-alpha-steroid + acceptor = a 3-oxo-delta(4)-steroid + reduced acceptor. [EC:1.3.99.5]
National Institutes of Health

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Biochemical changes of cervical connective tissue, including progressive disorganization of the collagen network and increased… 
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Abstract The mechanisms that facilitate remodeling of the cervix in preparation for and during parturition remain poorly… 
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2001
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2001
It has been suggested that the activity of the steroid 5alpha-reductase type II enzyme (encoded by the SRD5A2 gene) may be… 
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2000
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2000
Human prostatic steroid 5alpha-reductase, encoded by the SRD5A2 gene on chromosome band 2p23, catalyses the irreversible… 
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1999
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1999
Successful delivery of the fetus (parturition) depends on coordinate interactions between the uterus and cervix. A majority (70… 
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1997
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1997
Prostate cancer is the most common serious cancer diagnosed in men in the United States. This disease is also characterized by a… 
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1974
In male pseudohermaphrodites born with ambiguity of the external genitalia but with marked virilization at puberty, biochemical…