HyperDic: hmg-coa_reductase

English > 1 sense of the expression HMG-CoA reductase:
NOUNsubstanceHMG-CoA reductase, 5-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl-coenzyme A reductasea liver enzyme that is responsible for producing cholesterol
English > HMG-CoA reductase: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningA liver enzyme that is responsible for producing cholesterol.
Synonym5-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl-coenzyme A reductase
BroaderreductaseAn enzyme that catalyses the biochemical reduction of some specified substance

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