5-alpha reductase(redirected from 3-oxo-5a-steroid 4-dehydrogenase)
5-alpha reductase(al'fa re-duk'tās),
Intracellular enzyme that converts testosterone to 5-alpha dihydrotestosterone (DHT). Two distinct isoforms are known in humans and laboratory animals.
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An enzyme that converts testosterone to dihydrotestosterone.
See also: reductase
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