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fatty acid elongation

The elongation of a fatty acid chain by the sequential addition of two-carbon units. [ISBN:0716720094]
National Institutes of Health

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2017
Review
2017
The peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor α (PPARα) is a ligand-activated transcription factor that is abundantly expressed… Expand
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Review
2013
Review
2013
Very-long-chain fatty acids (VLCFAs) are essential molecules produced by all plant cells, and are components or precursors of… Expand
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2012
Highly Cited
2012
Primary aerial surfaces of land plants are coated by a lipidic cuticle, which forms a barrier against transpirational water loss… Expand
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
Background High-fat diets promote hepatic lipid accumulation. Paradoxically, these diets also induce lipogenic gene expression in… Expand
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
A growing body of evidence indicates that peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor alpha (PPARalpha) not merely serves as a… Expand
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
Of the six fatty acid elongase (Elovl) subtypes expressed in mammals, adult rat liver expresses four subtypes: Elovl-5 > Elovl-1… Expand
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
Cuticular waxes play a pivotal role in limiting transpirational water loss across the plant surface. The correlation between the… Expand
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
Most drug-resistant clinical isolates of the tubercle bacillus are resistant to isoniazid, a first-line antituberculous drug… Expand
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
ELO2 and ELO3 were identified from the Saccharomyces cerevisiae genome data base as homologues of ELO1, a gene involved in the… Expand
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1996
Highly Cited
1996
Long chain acyl-acyl carrier protein (acyl-ACP) has been implicated as a physiological inhibitor of fatty acid biosynthesis since… Expand
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