Accepted name: acetoacetyl-CoA reductase
Reaction: (R)-3-hydroxyacyl-CoA + NADP+ = 3-oxoacyl-CoA + NADPH + H+
Other name(s): acetoacetyl coenzyme A reductase; hydroxyacyl coenzyme-A dehydrogenase; NADP-linked acetoacetyl CoA reductase; NADPH:acetoacetyl-CoA reductase; D(–)-β-hydroxybutyryl CoA-NADP oxidoreductase; short chain β-ketoacetyl(acetoacetyl)-CoA reductase; β-ketoacyl-CoA reductase; D-3-hydroxyacyl-CoA reductase; (R)-3-hydroxyacyl-CoA dehydrogenase
Systematic name: (R)-3-hydroxyacyl-CoA:NADP+ oxidoreductase
1.  Wakil, S.J. and Bressler, R. Studies on the mechanism of fatty acid synthesis. X. Reduced triphosphopyridine nucleotide-acetoacetyl coenzyme A reductase. J. Biol. Chem. 237 (1962) 687–693. [PMID: 14004466]
[EC created 1961]

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