Acetoacetate decarboxylase (ADC) is an enzyme involved in both the ketone body production pathway in humans and other mammals, and solventogenesis in certain bacteria. Its reaction involves a decarboxylation of acetoacetate, forming acetone and carbon dioxide. The enzyme works in the cytosol of cel...
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Type: Term Definitions: 1. a carboxy-lyase cleaving CO2 from acetoacetate to form acetone.
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The 3 substrates of this enzyme are ATP, acetoacetate, and CoA, whereas its 3 products are AMP, diphosphate, and acetoacetyl-CoA. This enzyme belongs to the family of ligases, specifically those forming carbon-sulfur bonds as acid-thiol ligases. The systematic name of this enzyme class is acetoacet...
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[n] - unstable acid found in abnormal amounts in the blood and urine n some cases of impaired metabolism (as diabetes mellitus or starvation)
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CH3COCH2COOH;one of the ketone bodies, formed in excess and appearing in the urine in starvation or diabetes. ... Synonym: diacetic acid. ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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noun unstable acid found in abnormal amounts in the blood and urine in some cases of impaired metabolism (as diabetes mellitus or starvation)
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(ә-se″to-ә-se´tik) one of the ketone bodies formed in the body in metabolism of certain substances, particularly in the liver in the combustion of fats. It is present in the body in increased amounts in abnormal conditions such as uncontrolled diabetes mellitus and starvation.
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Type: Term Pronunciation: as′e-tō-a-sē′tik as′id Definitions: 1. One of the ketone bodies, formed in excess and appearing in the urine in starvation or diabetes.
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Acetoacetic acid (also called diacetic acid) is the organic compound with the formula CH3C(O)CH2CO2H. It is the simplest beta-keto acid group and like other members of this class is unstable. == Synthesis and properties == Acetoacetic acid is a weak acid (like most alkyl carboxylic acids) with a pK...
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Acetoacetic ester synthesis
Acetoacetic ester synthesis is a chemical reaction where ethyl acetoacetate is alkylated at the α-carbon to both carbonyl groups and then converted into a ketone, or more specifically an α-substituted acetone. This is very similar to malonic ester synthesis. ==Mechanism== A strong base deprotonat...
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acetoacetyl-acyl carrier protein synthase
<enzyme> E coli enzyme, that catalyses condensation of malonyl-acyl carrier protein plus acetyl-acyl carrier protein; not inhibited by cerulenin ... Registry number: EC 2.3.1.- ... Synonym: acetoacetyl-acp synthase ... (26 Jun 1999) ...
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Thus, the two substrates of this enzyme are acetoacetyl-CoA and H2O, whereas its two products are CoA and acetoacetate. This enzyme belongs to the family of hydrolases, specifically those acting on thioester bonds. The systematic name of this enzyme class is acetoacetyl-CoA hydrolase. Other names i...
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Thus, the two substrates of this enzyme are (R)-3-hydroxyacyl-CoA and NADP+, whereas its 3 products are 3-oxoacyl-CoA, NADPH, and H+. This enzyme belongs to the family of oxidoreductases, specifically those acting on the CH-OH group of donor with NAD+ or NADP+ as acceptor. The systematic name of th...
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