enoyl-CoA hydratase

(redirected from Crotonase)

en·o·yl-CoA hy·dra·tase

(ēn'ō-il hī'dră-tās),
Δ2-eoyl-CoA hydratase; an enzyme catalyzing a reversible reaction between an l-3-hydroxyacyl-CoA and a 2,3- (or 3,4-) trans-enoyl-CoA in fatty acid degradation.
Synonym(s): crotonase, enoyl hydrase
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During the conversion of acetyl-CoA into butyryl-CoA thiolase crotonase 3-hydroxybutyryl-CoA dehydrogenase and butyryl-CoA dehydrogenase are played vital roles as key enzymes.
report multiple significant deficiencies, described as a marked increase in activity ratio of crotonase to other enzymes for both short chain and long chain fatty acids (8).