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Basic information

Gene symbolNote
MpDES5-
Status / submitted
Published / 2017-12-12

Biological information

Gene full nameProduct
FATTY ACID DESATURASE 5Δ5 fatty acid desaturase
Gene synonymKeyword
-fatty acid
Strain/accession/mutantDescription
-MpDES5 mediates two Δ5-desaturation reactions, dihomo-γ-linolenic acid (DGLA; 20:3Δ8,11,14) to arachidonic acid (AA;20:4Δ5,8,11,14) in the n-6 pathway, and eicosatetraenoic acid (ETA; 18:4Δ8,11,14,17) to eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA; 20:5Δ5,8,11,14,17) in the n-3 pathway.
Location
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Reference

Reference
Kajikawa et al. Plant Mol. Biol. 2004 54:335-52
PubMed IDDOIDDBJ/ENA/GenBank accession number
15284491 - AY583465.1

Submitter

SubmitterAffiliation
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