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acetoacetyl-CoA reductase


Definition: an oxidoreductase catalyzing the interconversion of a 3-oxoacyl-CoA and NADPH to the corresponding d-3-hydroxyacyl-CoA and NADP+. A step in fatty acid synthesis.

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