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MetaCyc Polypeptide: Δ 9 acyl-lipid desaturase

Gene: desC2 Accession Number: G-14791 (MetaCyc)

Species: Nostoc sp. 36

Summary:
Acyl-lipid desaturases desaturate carbon single bonds in fatty acids that are esterified to membrane-bound glycerolipids [Chintalapati06]. Four types of acyl-lipid desaturases, DesA, DesB, DesC and DesD act at the Δ12, Δ15, Δ9 and Δ6 positions respectively, and are specific for fatty acids bound to the sn-1 position of glycerolipid [Chintalapati06].

The desC2 gene expressing a Δ9 desaturase was cloned from Nostoc sp. 36 [Chintalapati06]. Transgenic Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 for desC2 desaturated fatty acids esterified on the sn-2 positions of glycerolipids [Chintalapati06].

Molecular Weight of Polypeptide: 33.24 kD (from nucleotide sequence)

Unification Links: UniProt:Q704E9

Relationship Links: InterPro:IN-FAMILY:IPR005804 , InterPro:IN-FAMILY:IPR015876 , Pfam:IN-FAMILY:PF00487 , Prints:IN-FAMILY:PR00075

Credits:
Created 28-Oct-2011 by Weerasinghe D , SRI International


References

Chintalapati06: Chintalapati S, Prakash JS, Gupta P, Ohtani S, Suzuki I, Sakamoto T, Murata N, Shivaji S (2006). "A novel Delta9 acyl-lipid desaturase, DesC2, from cyanobacteria acts on fatty acids esterified to the sn-2 position of glycerolipids." Biochem J 398(2);207-14. PMID: 16689682


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Please cite the following article in publications resulting from the use of MetaCyc: Caspi et al, Nucleic Acids Research 42:D459-D471 2014
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