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acyl CoA/ac·yl CoA/ (a´sil ko-a´) acyl coenzyme A.
1. an organic radical derived from a fatty acid by removal of the hydroxyl group.
2. generic term for fatty acid groups.
acyl carrier protein
ACP; a carrier protein molecule which is part of the fatty acid synthesizing enzyme complex in non-mammalian systems and which carries acyl groups.
thioester of coenzyme A and a fatty acid of unspecified, but usually more than 14 carbon length.
acyl CoA dehydrogenase deficiency
lack of the first enzyme of beta-oxidation, acyl CoA dehydrogenase, a flavoprotein which catalyzes the removal of two hydrogens from the acyl chain.