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Information on EC - enoyl-[acyl-carrier-protein] reductase (NADPH, Re-specific)

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This enzyme completes each cycle of fatty acid elongation by catalysing the stereospecific reduction of the double bond at position 2 of a growing fatty acid chain, while linked to an acyl-carrier protein. It is one of the activities of EC, fatty-acid synthase system. The mammalian enzyme is Re-specific with respect to NADP+. cf. EC, enoyl-[acyl-carrier-protein] reductase (NADPH, Si-specific) and EC, enoyl-[acyl-carrier-protein] reductase (NADPH).
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The expected taxonomic range for this enzyme is: Eukaryota, Bacteria
acyl-ACP dehydrogenase, enoyl-ACP reductase, enoyl-ACP reductase III, enoyl-[acyl carrier protein] (reduced nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide phosphate) reductase, FabI, FabK, FabL, NADPH 2-enoyl Co A reductase, PG1416, more
an acyl-[acyl-carrier protein] + NADP+ = a trans-2,3-dehydroacyl-[acyl-carrier protein] + NADPH + H+
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