acetoacetyl-CoA

(redirected from acetoacetyl-coenzyme A)

ac·e·to·a·ce·tyl-CoA

(as'e-tō-a-sē'til),
Intermediate in the oxidation of fatty acids and in the formation of ketone bodies; also formed from two molecules of acetyl-CoA and in the degradation of ketogenic amino acids; major role is condensation with acetyl-CoA to form β-hydroxy-β-methylglutaryl-CoA.

ac·e·to·a·ce·tyl-CoA

(as'ĕ-tō-ă-sē'til)
Intermediate stage in the oxidation of fatty acids and in the formation of ketone bodies; also formed from two molecules of acetyl-CoA; major role is condensation with acetyl-CoA to form the important β-hydroxy-β-methylglutaryl-CoA.
Synonym(s): acetyl-coenzyme A, active acetate.