Enoyl-acp reductase

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Enoyl-acp reductase

1. An enzyme catalyzing hydrogenation of acyl-ACP complexes to 2,3-dehydroacyl-ACP's, with NAD_ as hydrogen acceptor; important in fatty acid metabolism.

Synonym: crotonyl-ACP reductase.

2. A variant enzyme has been found carrying out the same reaction as enoyl-acp reductase, but with NADP_ as hydrogen Acceptor.

Synonym: acyl-ACP dehydrogenase, acyl-ACP reductase.