butyrate:CoA ligase

(redirected from butyryl-CoA synthetase)

bu·ty·rate:CoA li·gase

(byū'ti-rāt lī'gās),
Fatty acid thiokinase (medium chain), a ligase forming acyl-CoA's from medium-chain fatty acids and CoA with the conversion of ATP to AMP and pyrophosphate. A key step in the activation of fatty acids.