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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phaR (PHB synthase subunit), phaB (acetoacetyl-coA reductase), and phaC (PHB synthase subunit) are divergently transcribed as a tricistronic operon; padR/phaQ (transcription regulator), phaP (Phasin protein), and phaJ are transcribed in one direction.
cereus tsu1 genome including several phaA genes and a gene cluster with six PHA genes: phaR (PHB synthase subunit),phaB (acetoacetyl-coA reductase), phaC (PHB synthase), and a phaJ, the downstream phaP (Phasin protein), and the padR (PhaQ transcription regulator) (see Table S7 in the Supplementary Material).
eutropha (Yabuuchi et al., 1995) via a three-enzyme biosynthetic pathway consisting of [beta]-ketothiolase, acetoacetyl-CoA reductase, and PHB synthase.