desaturase

 
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
BACKGROUND The delta-5 and delta-6 desaturases, encoded by FADS1 and FADS2 genes, are key enzymes in polyunsaturated fatty acid… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Fatty acid elongases and desaturases play an important role in hepatic and whole body lipid composition. We examined the role… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
The insertion of double bonds into specific positions of fatty acids is achieved by the action of distinct desaturase enzymes… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Drosophila melanogaster cuticular pheromones consist of unsaturated hydrocarbons with at least one double bond in position 7: 7… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Bacillus subtilis grown at 37 degrees C synthesizes saturated fatty acids with only traces of unsaturated fatty acids (UFAs… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Poikilothermic animals respond to chronic cold by increasing phosphoglyceride unsaturation to restore the fluidity of cold… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Recent spectroscopic evidence implicating a binuclear iron site at the reaction center of fatty acyl desaturases suggested to us… (More)
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
Molecular gene transfer techniques have been used to engineer the fatty acid composition of Brassica rapa and Brassica napus… (More)
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
Stearoyl-acyl-carrier-protein (ACP) desaturase (EC 1.14.99.6) was purified to homogeneity from avocado mesocarp, and monospecific… (More)
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Highly Cited
1976
Highly Cited
1976
The three purified proteins which are required for microsomal stearyl-CoA desaturation, NADH-cytochrome b5 reductase, cytochrome… (More)
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