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Medium-chain acyl-coa dehydrogenase

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medium-chain acyl-CoA dehydrogenase

(Science: enzyme) deficiency in mitochondrial beta oxidation of fatty acids gives a disorder frequently masquerading as reye syndrome or sudden infant death; leads to buildup of octanoyl carnitine in urine

Registry number: EC 1.3.-

Synonym: mcaca-dehydrogenase, medium-chain acyl-coenzyme a dehydrogenase, octanoyl-coA dehydrogenase, mcad enzyme