HSD17B2 is capable of catalyzing the interconversion of testosterone and androstenedione, as well as estradiol and estrone.HSD17B2 also has 20-alpha-HSD activity. HSD17B2 uses NADH while EDH17B3 uses NADPH.
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Protein Aliases: 17 beta HSD 2; 17-beta-HSD 2; 17-beta-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase type 2; 20 alpha HSD; 20 alpha hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase; 20 alpha-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase; 20-alpha-HSD; DHB2_HUMAN; E2DH; EDH17B2; Estradiol 17-beta-dehydrogenase 2; HSD17; Hsd17b2; Hydroxysteroid (17 beta) dehydrogenase 2; hydroxysteroid (17-beta) dehydrogenase 2; Microsomal 17 beta hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase; Microsomal 17-beta-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase; SDR9C2; Short chain dehydrogenase/reductase family 9C member 2; short chain dehydrogenase/reductase family 9C, member 2; Testosterone 17 beta dehydrogenase; Testosterone 17-beta-dehydrogenase
Gene Aliases: EDH17B2; HSD17; HSD17B2; SDR9C2
UniProt ID: (Human) P37059
Entrez Gene ID: (Human) 3294