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Information on EC 1.2.1.84 - alcohol-forming fatty acyl-CoA reductase

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The enzyme has been characterized from the plant Simmondsia chinensis (jojoba). The alcohol is formed by a four-electron reduction of fatty acyl-CoA. Although the reaction proceeds through an aldehyde intermediate, a free aldehyde is not released. The recombinant enzyme was shown to accept saturated and mono-unsaturated fatty acyl-CoAs of 16 to 22 carbons.
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  • 1.2.1.84
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The expected taxonomic range for this enzyme is: Eukaryota, Bacteria
Synonyms
waterproof, fatty acyl-coenzyme a reductase, maqu_2220, psfar i, psfar ii, maqu_2507, peroxisomal fatty acyl-coa reductase 1, more
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LITERATURE
a long-chain acyl-CoA + 2 NADPH + 2 H+ = a long-chain alcohol + 2 NADP+ + CoA
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