delta 15-desaturase gene | BCH-GENE-SCBD-113299 | Genetic element | Biosafety Clearing-House

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Genetic element (GENE)

published: 13 Mar 2018 last updated: 17 May 2021
General information
delta 15-desaturase gene
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  • omega 3 desaturase
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  • CS-omega3D-PICPA
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CS-omega3D-KOMPG
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Protein coding sequence
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Donor organism
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Characteristics of the protein coding sequence
delta 15-desaturase
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Desaturases catalyze the introduction of double bonds between the carboxylic end of a molecule and a preexisting double bond to introduce further unsaturation into existing polyunsaturated fatty acids or make polyunsaturated fatty acids de novo in mammals deprived of dietary polyunsaturated fatty acids.
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Additional Information
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