HMGCS1 condenses Ac-CoA and ACA-CoA to form bHMG-CoA

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R-HSA-191323
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Homo sapiens
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Condensation of acetyl CoA with acetoacetyl CoA to form HMG-CoA
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3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl Coenzyme A synthase (HMG-CoA synthase) catalyzes the condensation of acetyl CoA with acetoacetyl CoA to produce HMG-CoA. There are two forms of this enzyme, cytosolic and mitochondrial. The cytosolic form is ubiquitous in the body and is involved in cholesterol biosynthesis and synthesis of other isoprenoid products. The mitochondrial form, found solely in the liver and kidney, is involved in the ketogenic pathway.

Literature References
PubMed ID Title Journal Year
7913309 Human cytoplasmic 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl coenzyme A synthase: expression, purification, and characterization of recombinant wild-type and Cys129 mutant enzymes

Butkiewicz, EA, Sanyal, G, Rokosz, LL, Cueto, MA, Lachance, PA, Boulton, DA, Hermes, JD

Arch Biochem Biophys 1994
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hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA synthase activity of HMGCS1 [cytosol]

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