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Fatty Acid Synthases

Known as: Acid Synthases, Fatty, Synthetases, Fatty Acid, Fatty Acid Synthetases 
Enzymes that catalyze the synthesis of FATTY ACIDS from acetyl-CoA and malonyl-CoA derivatives.
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
Microbial fatty acid derivatives are emerging as promising alternatives to fossil fuel derived transportation fuels. Among… Expand
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Review
2010
Review
2010
Abstract In all organisms, fatty acid synthesis is achieved in variations of a common cyclic reaction pathway by stepwise… Expand
Review
2008
Review
2008
Eukaryotic fatty acid synthases (FASs) are huge multifunctional enzymes that carry out all enzymatic steps essential for fatty… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Polyketide synthases (PKS) perform a stepwise biosynthesis of diverse carbon skeletons from simple activated carboxylic acid… Expand
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Review
2004
Review
2004
SUMMARY The present review focuses on microbial type I fatty acid synthases (FASs), demonstrating their structural and functional… Expand
Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
The metabolic repertoire in nature is augmented by generating hybrid metabolites from a limited set of gene products. In… Expand
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Review
2004
Review
2004
Fatty acid biosynthesis is catalyzed in most bacteria by a group of highly conserved proteins known as the type II fatty acid… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Chalcone synthase (CHS) catalyzes formation of the phenylpropanoid chalcone from one p-coumaroyl-CoA and three malonyl-coenzyme A… Expand
Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Bacillus subtilis strain ATCC6633 has been identified as a producer of mycosubtilin, a potent antifungal peptide antibiotic… Expand
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Highly Cited
1972
Highly Cited
1972
Abstract The antibiotic cerulenin is a potent and apparently non-competitive inhibitor of fatty acid synthetase systems isolated… Expand