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Medical Term:

enoyl-ACP reductase

Pronunciation: en'o-il re-duk'tas

Definition: An enzyme that catalyzes hydrogenation of acyl-ACP (where ACP is acyl-carrier protein) complexes to 2,3-dehydroacyl-ACPs, with NAD+ as hydrogen acceptor; important in fatty acid metabolism.

Synonym(s): crotonyl-ACP reductase

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