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Gene and DNA Sequence
Record information and status
Record ID
Date of creation
2017-11-14 23:44 UTC (carl@rautakisolutions.com.au)
Date of publication
2017-11-15 16:23 UTC (dina.abdelhakim@cbd.int)

General information
Name of the gene or DNA sequence
delta(12)-fatty acid desaturase
Category of DNA sequence
  • Protein coding sequence
Is the gene / DNA sequence is a synthetic molecule?
Donor organism
Donor organism
Carthamus tinctorius - Safflower, CARTI
Characteristics of the protein coding sequence
Name of the protein expressed by the coding sequence
Delta(12)-fatty acid desaturase
Biological function
FAD2 genes introduce a double bond at the Δ12 position of an oleic acid on phosphatidylcholine and convert it to linoleic acid.
Related trait(s) or use(s) in biotechnology

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