HSD17B1 gene

Known as: MGC138140, short chain dehydrogenase/reductase family 28CE, member 1, hydroxysteroid (17-beta) dehydrogenase 1 
This gene is involved in estrogen biosynthesis.
National Institutes of Health

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2011
2011
OBJECTIVE To investigate whether polymorphisms in genes involved in biosynthesis and signalling of sex steroids influence… (More)
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2011
2011
The incidence rates and relative risks for colorectal cancer (CRC) are higher in men than in women. Sex steroids may play a role… (More)
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2007
2007
In situ synthesis of estrogens is believed to be of great importance for the progression of breast cancer. In postmenopausal… (More)
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2006
2006
The 17beta-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase 1 gene (HSD17B1) encodes 17HSD1, which catalyzes the final step of estradiol biosynthesis… (More)
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2005
2005
Steroid hormones are believed to play an important role in prostate carcinogenesis, but epidemiological evidence linking prostate… (More)
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2005
2005
BACKGROUND Endometriosis, an estrogen-dependent disease, is believed to be influenced by multiple genetic and environmental… (More)
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2004
2004
Estrogen exposure influences breast and endometrial cancer risk. The HSD17B1 gene produces an enzyme that catalyzes the… (More)
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2003
2003
Estrogens play a crucial role in the development of breast cancer. Estradiol can be produced in the breast tissue in situ, and… (More)
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2003
2003
Reasons for the recent trend of increasing breast cancer incidence among Chinese and other Asian women are not well understood… (More)
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2001
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2001
We conducted a nested case-control study to evaluate whether polymorphisms in two genes involved in estrogen metabolism, CYP17… (More)
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