Medical Definition of Malonyl-coa
The condensation product of malonic acid and coenzyme A, an intermediate in fatty acid biosynthesis.
S-malonylcoenzyme A. A coenzyme a derivative which plays a key role in the fatty acid synthesis in the cytoplasmic and microsomal systems.
Chemical name: Coenzyme A, S-(hydrogen propanedioate)
Synonym: malonylcoenzyme A.
(05 Mar 2000)
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