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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1963-2018
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2013
2013
Medium-chain fatty acids (MCFAs, 4-12 carbons) are valuable as precursors to industrial chemicals and biofuels, but are not… (More)
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2009
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2009
BACKGROUND High-fat diets promote hepatic lipid accumulation. Paradoxically, these diets also induce lipogenic gene expression in… (More)
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2005
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2005
Of the six fatty acid elongase (Elovl) subtypes expressed in mammals, adult rat liver expresses four subtypes: Elovl-5 > Elovl-1… (More)
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2003
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2003
Although the contribution of lipid molecules to the hydrophobic character of membranes was recognized late in the nineteenth… (More)
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2003
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2003
Acetyl-CoA carboxylase (ACCase) catalyses the carboxylation of acetyl-CoA, forming malonyl-CoA, which is used in the plastid for… (More)
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2000
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2000
Whereas the physiological significance of microsomal fatty acid elongation is generally appreciated, its molecular nature is… (More)
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1997
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1997
ELO2 and ELO3 were identified from the Saccharomyces cerevisiae genome data base as homologues of ELO1, a gene involved in the… (More)
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1996
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1996
beta-Ketoacyl-coenzyme A (CoA) synthase (KCS) catalyzes the condensation of malonyl-CoA with long-chain acyl-CoA. This reaction… (More)
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1996
1996
Long chain acyl-acyl carrier protein (acyl-ACP) has been implicated as a physiological inhibitor of fatty acid biosynthesis since… (More)
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1993
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1993
1. Viable myocytes were obtained from rat hearts. Oxidation of [1-14C]palmitate by these cells could be decreased by the addition… (More)
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