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Branched chain acyl-coa oxidase

Branched chain acyl-coa oxidase
(Science: enzyme) enzyme from human liver peroxisomes acts on both 2-methyl branched fatty acyl- and bile acid-CoA intermediates, unlike rat liver peroxisomes which have separate enzymes for branched chain fatty acids (pristanoyl-CoA) and bile acid-CoA; involved in beta-oxidation of fatty acids and bil
registry number: EC 1.3.3.-
Synonym: 2-methyl-branched chain acyl-coa oxidase, hbrcacox


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