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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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transitory lameness in sheep, reputed to follow frosty conditions and to be a dermatitis caused by cold injury.
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In most cases SCAD is the result of intimal rupture and formation of intramural hemorrhage.
This finding is the basis for the inflammatory hypothesis about the origin of SCAD [2, 6].
Sadia Sheikh, who adopted Falafel the cat, said: "It is tragic what these animals go through and it is wonderful what SCADS does.