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enoyl-CoA hydratase

Pronunciation: en'o-il hi'dra-tas

Definition: an enzyme catalyzing a reversible reaction between an l-3-hydroxyacyl-CoA and a 2,3- (or 3,4-) trans-enoyl-CoA in fatty acid degradation.

Synonym(s): crotonase, enoyl hydrase

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