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3-ox·o·ac·yl-ACP syn·thase(ok'sō-as'il sin'thās),
An enzyme condensing malonyl-ACP (ACP = acyl carrier protein) and acyl-Cys-protein to 3-oxoacyl-ACP + Cys-protein + CO2, and similar reactions, as steps in fatty acid synthesis; Cys-protein is also a part of the fatty acid synthase complex.
3-ox·o·ac·yl-ACP syn·thase(oks'ō-as'il sin'thās)
An enzyme participating in fatty acid synthesis.