delta-12 fatty acid desaturase

Known as: oleic acid delta(12)-desaturase, FAD2 fatty acid desaturase, oleate n-6 desaturase 
 
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Review
2004
Review
2004
Fatty acid desaturases introduce a double bond in a specific position of long-chain fatty acids, and are conserved across… (More)
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Review
2003
Review
2003
The tissue content of highly unsaturated fatty acids (HUFA) such as arachidonic acid and docosahexaenoic acid is maintained in a… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
RNA silencing of endogenous plant genes can be achieved by virus-mediated, transient expression of homologous gene fragments… (More)
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2002
2002
Delta-6 Desaturase (D6D) catalyzes the first step of the synthesis of highly unsaturated fatty acids (HUFA) that play pivotal… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Delta5 and Delta6 fatty acid desaturases are critical enzymes in the pathways for the biosynthesis of the polyunsaturated fatty… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Arachidonic (20:4(n-6)), eicosapentaenoic (20:5(n-3)), and docosahexaenoic (22:6(n-3)) acids are major components of brain and… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Arachidonic acid (20:4(n-6)) and docosahexaenoic acid (22:6(n-3)) have a variety of physiological functions that include being… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Marine fish have an absolute dietary requirement for C20 and C22 highly unsaturated fatty acids. Previous studies using cultured… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
gamma-Linolenic acid (GLA; C18:3 delta(6,9,12)) is a component of the seed oils of evening primrose (Oenothera spp.), borage… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
The polyunsaturated fatty acid content is one of the major factors influencing the quality of vegetable oils. Edible oils rich in… (More)
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