stearyl-CoA

(redirected from stearyl-coenzyme A)

ste·a·ryl-CoA

, stearyl-coenzyme A (stē'ă-ril),
The coenzyme A thioester of stearic acid; precursor to oleic acid and, in the brain, the C22 and C24 fatty acids present in sphingomyelins; in the brain, use of stearyl-CoA increases during myelination.