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Gene and DNA Sequence
Record information and status
Record ID
Date of creation
2006-06-12 10:58 UTC (kirsty.mclean.consultant@cbd.int)
Date of last update
2014-02-27 16:05 UTC (dina.abdelhakim@cbd.int)
Date of publication
2014-02-27 16:05 UTC (dina.abdelhakim@cbd.int)

General information
Name of the gene or DNA sequence
Category of DNA sequence
  • Protein coding sequence
Is the gene / DNA sequence is a synthetic molecule?
Donor organism
Donor organism
Umbellularia californica - Laurel, California Bay Laurel, UMBCA
Characteristics of the protein coding sequence
Name of the protein expressed by the coding sequence
Thioesterase (TE)
Biological function
The TE gene codes for the enzyme 12:0 ACP thioesterase which is active in the fatty acid biosynthetic pathway of developing seeds and causes the accumulation of triacylglycerides containing esterified lauric acid and, to a lesser extent, myristic acid.
Related trait(s) or use(s) in biotechnology

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