ACADS

(redirected from mitochondrial short-chain-specific acyl-CoA dehydrogenase)

ACADS

A gene on chromosome 12q24.31 that encodes a tetrameric mitochondrial flavoprotein of the acyl-CoA dehydrogenase family which catalyses the first step of the mitochondrial fatty acid beta-oxidation pathway.
 
Molecular pathology
Defects in ACADS cause acyl-CoA dehydrogenase short-chain deficiency.
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