Cytochromes P450 are a group of heme-thiolate monooxygenases. In liver microsomes, this enzyme is involved in an NADPH-dependent electron transport pathway. It oxidizes a variety of structurally unrelated compounds, including steroids, fatty acids, and xenobiotics. Belongs to the cytochrome P450 family. 2 isoforms of the human protein are produced by alternative splicing. Note: This description may include information from UniProtKB.
Protein type: Cofactor and Vitamin Metabolism - retinol; EC 188.8.131.52; Lipid Metabolism - linoleic acid; Oxidoreductase; Xenobiotic Metabolism - drug metabolism - cytochrome P450; Xenobiotic Metabolism - drug metabolism - other enzymes; Xenobiotic Metabolism - metabolism by cytochrome P450