β-hydroxyacyl dehydrogenase; β-keto-reductase; 3-keto reductase; 3-hydroxyacyl coenzyme A dehydrogenase; β-hydroxyacyl-coenzyme A synthetase; β-hydroxyacylcoenzyme A dehydrogenase; β-hydroxybutyrylcoenzyme A dehydrogenase; 3-hydroxyacetyl-coenzyme A dehydrogenase; L-3-hydroxyacyl coenzyme A dehydrogenase; L-3-hydroxyacyl CoA dehydrogenase; β-hydroxyacyl CoA dehydrogenase; 3β-hydroxyacyl coenzyme A dehydrogenase; 3-hydroxybutyryl-CoA dehydrogenase; β-ketoacyl-CoA reductase; β-hydroxy acid dehydrogenase; 3-L-hydroxyacyl-CoA dehydrogenase; 3-hydroxyisobutyryl-CoA dehydrogenase; 1-specific DPN-linked β-hydroxybutyric dehydrogenase
Also oxidizes S-3-hydroxyacyl-N-acylthioethanolamine and S-3-hydroxyacyl-hydrolipoate. Some enzymes act, more slowly, with NADP+. Broad specificity to acyl chain-length (cf. EC 188.8.131.52 [long-chain-3-hydroxyacyl-CoA dehydrogenase]).
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