Fatty Acid Desaturases

Known as: Desaturases, Fatty Acid, Fatty Acid Desaturases [Chemical/Ingredient], Fatty Acid Desaturating Enzymes 
A family of enzymes that catalyze the stereoselective, regioselective, or chemoselective syn-dehydrogenation reactions. They function by a mechanism… (More)
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1971-2017
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2016
Review
2016
Polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) are considered to be critical nutrients to regulate human health and development, and… (More)
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2009
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2009
Polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) have a role in many physiological processes, including energy production, modulation of… (More)
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2009
2009
Polar membrane glycerolipids occur in a mixture of molecular species defined by a polar head group and characteristic acyl groups… (More)
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2008
2008
Lipid modifying enzymes play a key role in the development of cold stress tolerance in cold-resistant plants such as cereals… (More)
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2004
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2004
Fatty acid desaturases (FADs) play a prominent role in plant lipid metabolism and are located in various subcellular compartments… (More)
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2002
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2002
Insulin resistance is characterized by specific changes of the composition of fatty acids in the serum lipids and in the skeletal… (More)
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1997
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1997
In animals, fatty acid desaturases catalyze key reactions in the synthesis of arachidonic acid and other polyunsaturated fatty… (More)
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1996
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1996
The three-dimensional structure of recombinant homodimeric delta9 stearoyl-acyl carrier protein desaturase, the archetype of the… (More)
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1994
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1994
The eukaryotic fatty acid desaturases are iron-containing enzymes that catalyze the NAD-(P)H- and O2-dependent introduction of… (More)
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1993
1993
Arabidopsis thaliana T-DNA transformants were screened for mutations affecting seed fatty acid composition. A mutant line was… (More)
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