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Name of the gene or DNA sequence
Acyl-(ACP) thioesterase type B gene
Alternate Genetic Element Name (synonyms)
Acyl-acyl carrier protein thioesterase type B
Category of DNA sequence
Protein coding sequence
Is the gene / DNA sequence is a synthetic molecule?
Cuphea lanceolata - Cigar Flower
Characteristics of the protein coding sequence
Name of the protein expressed by the coding sequence
acyl-[ACP] thioesterase (ClFatB3)
Catalysis of the reaction: RCO-SR' + H2O = RCOOH + HSR'. This reaction is the hydrolysis of a thiolester bond, an ester formed from a carboxylic acid and a thiol (i.e., RCO-SR'), such as that found in acetyl-coenzyme A.
Related trait(s) or use(s) in biotechnology
Changes in quality and/or metabolite content
Lipid and fatty acids
The oil in the seeds of genetically modified oilseed rape plants expressing ClFatB3 contains capric acid (C10:0), which is not normally present in rapeseed oil, and increased levels of palmitic acid (C16:0).
Other relevant website address or attached documents
Modification of plant lipid synthesis.
Expression of Acyl-[ACP] Thioesterase in Cuphea Lanceolata and in Transgenic Rapeseed
Characterization of two acyl-acyl carrier protein thioesterases from developing Cuphea seeds specific for medium-chain- and oleoyl-acyl carrier protein.
Palmitoyl-acyl carrier protein (ACP) thioesterase and the evolutionary origin of plant acyl-ACP thioesterases.
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