acetoacetyl-CoA reductase

ac·e·to·a·ce·tyl-CoA re·duc·tase

an oxidoreductase catalyzing the interconversion of a 3-oxoacyl-CoA and NADPH to the corresponding d-3-hydroxyacyl-CoA and NADP+. A step in fatty acid synthesis.
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5,512,669 claims gene(s) encoding acetoacetyl-CoA reductase, an essential catalyst in the formation of the hydroxyacid intermediates.