Biotransformation of progesterone by cultured cells of Marchantia polymorpha

Mamdouh S.A. Haridy, Mohamed Elamir F. Hegazy, Abou El Hamd H. Mohamed, Paul W. Paré, Toshifumi Hirata

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Cell suspensions of Marchantia polymorpha hydrogenate progesterone to 5α-pregnane-3,20-dione. Structure elucidation of the product was achieved by comprehensive NMR analyses.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)599-602
Number of pages4
JournalZeitschrift fur Naturforschung - Section C Journal of Biosciences
Volume65 C
Issue number9-10
StatePublished - 2010


  • Biotransformation
  • Marchantia polymorpha
  • Progesterone


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