hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA

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hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA

a regulatory enzyme involved in the maintenance of the level of cholesterol in cells; key intermediate in synthesis of cholesterol in cytosol; also produced in mitochondria during ketogenesis.

hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA-reductase
similarly involved in cholesterol metabolism and the regulation of its contents in tissues.