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Gene and DNA Sequence
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Date of creation
2016-09-12 10:33 UTC (german_bch@bvl.bund.de)
Date of publication
2016-09-19 14:51 UTC (dina.abdelhakim@cbd.int)

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General information
Name of the gene or DNA sequence
Fatty acid deasturase 2 gene
Alternate Genetic Element Name (synonyms)
Delta-12 oleate desaturase
Category of DNA sequence
  • Protein coding sequence
Is the gene / DNA sequence is a synthetic molecule?
Donor organism
Donor organism
Brassica napus - Turnip, Rapeseed, Canola Plant, Oilseed Rape, Rape, BRANA
Characteristics of the protein coding sequence
Name of the protein expressed by the coding sequence
Fatty acid deasturase 2
Biological function
Fatty acid desaturase 2 (FAD2) is involved in fatty acid synthesis in plants and acts by catalyzing the desaturation of oleic acid (C18:1) to linoleic acid (C18:2).
Related trait(s) or use(s) in biotechnology

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Country's Decision or any other Communication2 records
Modified Organism2 records
Risk Assessment3 records