3-oxoacid CoA-transferase

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EC; other name: succinyl‐CoA:3‐ketoacid‐CoA transferase; an enzyme that catalyses the reaction:

succinyl‐CoA + 3‐oxo acid = succinate + 3‐oxoacyl‐CoA.

In mammals it converts plasma acetoacetate that has been taken up by tissues into acetoacetyl‐CoA for further metabolism.


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