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Genetic element (GENE)
last updated: 01 Sep 2016
Beta-ketoacyl-CoA synthase geneEN
Fatty acid elongase 1EN
Protein coding sequence
In the biosynthesis of fatty acids, the beta-ketoacyl-acyl carrier protein (ACP) synthases catalyze chain elongation by the addition of two-carbon units derived from malonyl-ACP to an acyl group bound to either ACP or CoA.