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Substance Name: Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Synthase
RN: 9027-44-5


  • An enzyme that catalyzes the synthesis of hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA from acetyl-CoA and acetoacetyl-CoA. This is a key enzyme in steroid biosynthesis. This enzyme was formerly listed as EC
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Synthase

MeSH Heading

  • Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Synthase


  • 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl-coenzyme A synthase
  • HMG-CoA synthase
  • Hydroxymethylglutaryl CoA Synthase
  • Synthase, Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA

Systematic Name

  • (S)-3-Hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl-CoA acetoacetyl-CoA-lyase (CoA-acetylating)

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 9027-44-5

System Generated Number

  • 0009027445