An aromatic ketone that is 3,3-dimethylbutan-2-one in which the methyl groups at positions 1 and 4 are replaced by pyridin-3-yl groups. A steroid 11β-monooxygenase (EC 188.8.131.52) inhibitor, it is used in the diagnosis of adrenal insufficiency.
This entity has been manually annotated by the ChEBI Team.
An EC 1.14.15.* (oxidoreductase acting on paired donors, with reduced iron-sulfur protein as one donor, incorporating 1 atom of oxygen) inhibitor that interferes with the action of steroid 11beta-monooxygenase (EC 184.108.40.206).