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Ketone bodies are water-soluble and should pose no problem to the kidneys because of solubility. If the kidneys are able to utilize ketone bodies for energy, then they must express the enzyme 3-ketoacyl-CoA transferase, correct?

Do the kidneys express the enzyme 3-ketoacyl-CoA transferase?

Can kidneys use ketone bodies as fuel?

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Alexandria's answer:

This article's abstract says that 3-ketoacid-CoA transferase was found in the kidney: nature.com/pr/journal/v42/n4/abs/pr19972518a.html

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