cortisol biosynthetic process Gene Set

Dataset GO Biological Process Annotations
Category structural or functional annotations
Type biological process
Description The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of cortisol, the steroid hormone 11-beta-17,21-trihydroxypregn-4-ene-3,20-dione. Cortisol is synthesized from cholesterol in the adrenal gland and controls carbohydrate, fat and protein metabolism and has anti-inflammatory properties. (Gene Ontology, GO_0034651)
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3 genes participating in the cortisol biosynthetic process biological process from the curated GO Biological Process Annotations dataset.

Symbol Name
CACNA1H calcium channel, voltage-dependent, T type, alpha 1H subunit
CYP11B1 cytochrome P450, family 11, subfamily B, polypeptide 1
CYP11B2 cytochrome P450, family 11, subfamily B, polypeptide 2