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Substance Name: Cytochrome P-450 CYP1B1
RN: 156320-24-0


  • A cytochrome P450 aryl hydrocarbon hydroxylase that has specificity for ESTROGENS which it converts into 4-hydroxy estrogens. CYP1B1 has been shown to be physiologically important for FETAL DEVELOPMENT with mutations in the CYP1B1 gene resulting in congenital forms of GLAUCOMA and Peter's anomaly.
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Cytochrome P-450 CYP1B1

MeSH Heading

  • Cytochrome P-450 CYP1B1


  • Cyp EF
  • Cytochrome P450EF
  • Mouse embryo fibroblast cytochrome P450
  • P450EF

Systematic Name

  • Cytochrome P 450 (mouse clone 11 gene Cyp1b-1 reduced)

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 156320-24-0

System Generated Number

  • 0156320240