long-chain fat·ty ac·id:CoA li·gase(long-chān fat'ē as'id lī'gās),
Fatty acid thiokinase (long-chain), a ligase forming acyl-CoA, AMP, and pyrophosphate from long-chain fatty acids, ATP, and coenzyme A.
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acyl-activating enzymeAn older term for protein which is recognised as three distinct enzymes:
(1) Acetate-CoA ligase [EC 22.214.171.124] (Acetate:CoA ligase (AMP-forming));
(2) Butyrate-CoA ligase [EC 126.96.36.199] (Butanoate:CoA ligase (AMP-forming)); and
(3) Long-chain-fatty-acid-CoA ligase [EC 188.8.131.52] (Long-chain-fatty-acid-CoA:ligase (AMP-forming)).
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