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GO term:medium-chain-acyl-CoA dehydrogenase activity
Synonym: MCAD activity
GO id:GO:0070991
Definition:Catalysis of the reaction: acyl-CoA + acceptor = 2,3-dehydroacyl-CoA + reduced acceptor, where the acyl group is a medium-chain fatty acid residue. A medium chain fatty acid is any fatty acid with a chain length of between C6 and C12.
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is-adenotes an 'is-a' relationship
part-ofdenotes a 'part-of' relationship
regulatesdenotes a 'regulates' relationship
positively-regulatesdenotes a 'positively-regulates' relationship
negatively-regulatesdenotes a 'negatively-regulates' relationship

                is-acatalytic activity
                        is-aoxidoreductase activity
                                is-aoxidoreductase activity, acting on the CH-CH group of donors
                                        is-aacyl-CoA dehydrogenase activity
                                                is-a2-methylacyl-CoA dehydrogenase activity
                                                is-aglutaryl-CoA dehydrogenase activity
                                                is-aisovaleryl-CoA dehydrogenase activity
                                                is-along-chain-acyl-CoA dehydrogenase activity +
                                                is-amedium-chain-acyl-CoA dehydrogenase activity [GO:0070991] (2 genes, 3 annotations)
                                                is-ashort-branched-chain-acyl-CoA dehydrogenase activity

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