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Gene and DNA Sequence
Record information and status
Record ID
115651
Status
Published
Date of creation
2020-07-17 16:10 UTC (austein.mcloughlin@cbd.int)
Date of publication
2020-07-17 16:10 UTC (austein.mcloughlin@cbd.int)

General information
Name of the gene or DNA sequence
Delta-5 elongase
Abbreviation
D5E
Category of DNA sequence
  • Protein coding sequence
Is the gene / DNA sequence is a synthetic molecule?
No
Donor organism
Donor organism
Ostreococcus tauri - Green algae
Characteristics of the protein coding sequence
Biological function
Delta-5 elongase adds two carbon-hydrogen groups to the carboxyl end of eicosapentaenoic acid (C20:5n-3), converting it to docosapentaenoic acid (C22:5n-3).
Related trait(s) or use(s) in biotechnology

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