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Gene and DNA Sequence
Record information and status
Record ID
115640
Status
Published
Date of creation
2020-07-14 15:56 UTC (austein.mcloughlin@cbd.int)
Date of last update
2020-07-15 16:04 UTC (austein.mcloughlin@cbd.int)
Date of publication
2020-07-15 16:04 UTC (austein.mcloughlin@cbd.int)

General information
Name of the gene or DNA sequence
Omega-3 desaturase
Alternate Genetic Element Name (synonyms)
ω3 desaturase
Abbreviation
O3D
Category of DNA sequence
  • Protein coding sequence
Is the gene / DNA sequence is a synthetic molecule?
No
Donor organism
Donor organism
Pythium irregulare
Characteristics of the protein coding sequence
Biological function
Omega-3 desaturase catalyzes the conversion of arachidonic acid (20:4) to eicosapentaenoic acid (20:5) by creating a double bond at the third position from the methyl end of arachidonic acid.
Related trait(s) or use(s) in biotechnology
Additional Information
Additional Information
Omega-3 desaturase is a polypeptide of 363 amino acids, roughly 40 kDa in size.

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