Penny von Wettstein-Knowles

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The fab1 mutant of Arabidopsis is partially deficient in activity of beta-ketoacyl-[acyl carrier protein] synthase II (KAS II). This defect results in increased levels of 16:0 fatty acid and is(More)
beta-Ketoacyl-[acyl carrier protein (ACP)] synthase forms new carbon-carbon bonds in three steps: transfer of an acyl primer from ACP to the enzyme, decarboxylation of the elongating substrate and(More)
A fourth fatty acid condensing enzyme was isolated from Escherichia coli by its ability to restore elongating activity to a protein extract which had been treated with cerulenin, a condensing(More)