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Medical Term:

3-oxoacyl-ACP reductase

Pronunciation: ok'so-as'il re-duk'tas

Definition: A part of the fatty acid synthase complex; an enzyme reversibly reacting 3-oxoacyl-ACP (ACP = acyl-carrier protein) with NADPH to form d-3-hydroxyacyl-ACP and NADP+.

Synonym(s): ß-ketoacyl-ACP reductase

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