Glycerol-3-phosphate acyltransferase in plants.

@article{Murata1997Glycerol3phosphateAI,
  title={Glycerol-3-phosphate acyltransferase in plants.},
  author={Norio Murata and Yasushi Tasaka},
  journal={Biochimica et biophysica acta},
  year={1997},
  volume={1348 1-2},
  pages={10-6}
}
Glycerol-3-phosphate acyltransferase (GPAT) catalyzes the transfer of an acyl group from an acyl donor to the sn-1 position of glycerol 3-phosphate. The plant cell contains three types of GPAT, which are located in the chloroplasts, mitochondria and cytoplasm, respectively. The enzyme in chloroplasts is soluble and uses acyl-(acyl-carrier protein) as the acyl donor, whereas the enzymes in the mitochondria and the cytoplasm are bound to membranes and use acyl-CoA as the acyl donor. cDNAs for… CONTINUE READING

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