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ATP:citrate (pro-3S)-lyase


Definition: an enzyme that catalyzes the reaction of ATP, citrate, and coenzyme A to form ADP, orthophosphate, oxaloacetate, and acetyl-CoA; an important step in fatty acid biosynthesis.

Synonym(s): citrate-cleavage enzyme

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