long-chain acyl-protein thioester reductase

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Word Map on EC


a long-chain aldehyde
a [protein]-S-(long-chain fatty acyl)-L-cysteine


acyl coenzyme A reductase, acyl-CoA reductase, AmFAR1, CER4, CpFAS1-R, FACoAR, FAR1, FAR2, FAR3, FAR6, FAR8, fatty acyl-CoA reductase, fatty acyl-CoA reductase 1, fatty acyl-CoA reductase 2, fatty acyl-CoA reductase 3, fatty acyl-CoA reductase 6, fatty acyl-CoA reductase 8, long-chain-fatty-acyl-CoA reductase


     1 Oxidoreductases
         1.2 Acting on the aldehyde or oxo group of donors
             1.2.1 With NAD+ or NADP+ as acceptor
       long-chain acyl-protein thioester reductase

Systematic Name

Systematic Name on EC - long-chain acyl-protein thioester reductase

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IUBMB Comments
long-chain-aldehyde:NADP+ oxidoreductase (protein thioesther-forming)
Together with a hydrolase component (EC and EC and a synthetase component (EC, this enzyme forms a multienzyme fatty acid reductase complex that produces the long-chain aldehyde substrate of the bacterial luciferase enzyme (EC The enzyme is acylated by receiving an acyl group from EC, and catalyses the reduction of the acyl group, releasing the aldehyde product. The enzyme is also able to accept the acyl group from a long-chain acyl-CoA.