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Basic information

Gene symbolNote
MpDES6-
Status / submitted
Published / 2017-12-12

Biological information

Gene full nameProduct
FATTY ACID DESATURASE 6Δ6 fatty acid desaturase
Gene synonymKeyword
-fatty acid
Strain/accession/mutantDescription
-MpDES6 mediates two Δ6-desaturation reactions, linoleic acid (LA; 18:2Δ9,12) to γ-linolenic acid (GLA;18:3Δ6,9,12) in the n-6 pathway, and α-linolenic acid (ALA; 18:3Δ9,12,15) to stearidonic acid (STA; 18:4Δ6,9,12,15) 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 - AY583463.1

Submitter

SubmitterAffiliation
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