1.3.8.7: medium-chain acyl-CoA dehydrogenase

This is an abbreviated version, for detailed information about medium-chain acyl-CoA dehydrogenase, go to the full flat file.

Reaction

a medium-chain acyl-CoA
+
electron-transfer flavoprotein
=
a medium-chain trans-2,3-dehydroacyl-CoA
+
reduced electron-transfer flavoprotein

Synonyms

ACAD-9, ACADM, ACD, acyl CoA dehydrogenase, acyl coenzyme A dehydrogenase, acyl dehydrogenase, acyl-CoA dehydrogenase, acyl-CoA dehydrogenase-9, dehydrogenase, acyl coenzyme A, EC 1.3.2.2, FadE, fatty acyl coenzyme A dehydrogenase, fatty-acyl-CoA dehydrogenase, general ACAD, general acyl CoA dehydrogenase, LCAD, LipB, MCAD, MCADH, medium chain acyl-CoA dehydrogenase, medium chain-specific acyl-CoA oxidase, medium-chain acyl CoA dehydrogenase, medium-chain acyl-CoA dehydrogenase, medium-chain acyl-coenzyme A dehydrogenase, medium-chain coenzyme A dehydrogenase, pMCAD, PP_1893, PP_2039, PP_2048, PP_2437

ECTree

     1 Oxidoreductases
         1.3 Acting on the CH-CH group of donors
             1.3.8 With a flavin as acceptor
                1.3.8.7 medium-chain acyl-CoA dehydrogenase

Activating Compound

Activating Compound on EC 1.3.8.7 - medium-chain acyl-CoA dehydrogenase

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ACTIVATING COMPOUND
ORGANISM
UNIPROT
COMMENTARY hide
LITERATURE
IMAGE
rosiglitazone
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treatment with 10 mg per kg and day increases acyl-CoA dehydrogenase expression and activity in both epididymal and inguinal white adipose tissue but not in brown adipose tissue, liver or muscle. The effect is the same in wild-type and PPAR-alpha knock-out mice
additional information
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administration of a high fat diet in heart failure rats increases MCAD activity
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