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acyl-lipid Δ6-acetylenase

Cat No.
EXWM-1002
Description
The enzyme, characterized from the moss Ceratodon purpureus, converts the double bond at position 6 of γ-linolenate and stearidonate into a triple bond. The product of the latter, dicranin, is the main fatty acid found in C. purpureus. The enzyme contains a cytochrome b5 domain that acts as the direct electron donor to the desaturase active site. The enzyme also has the activity of EC 1.14.19.47, acyl-lipid (9-3)-desaturase.
Form
Liquid or lyophilized powder
Enzyme Commission Number
Storage
Store it at +4 ºC for short term. For long term storage, store it at -20 ºC~-80 ºC.
Reaction
(1) a γ-linolenoyl-[glycerolipid] + 2 ferrocytochrome b5 + O2 + 2 H+ = a (9Z,12Z)-octadeca-9,12-dien-6-ynoyl-[glycerolipid] + 2 ferricytochrome b5 + 2 H2O; (2) a stearidonoyl-[glycerolipid] + 2 ferrocytochrome b5 + O2 + 2 H+ = a (9Z,12Z,15Z)-octadeca-9,12,15-trien-6-ynoyl-[glycerolipid] + 2 ferricytochrome b5 + 2 H2O
Notes
This item requires custom production and lead time is between 5-9 weeks. We can custom produce according to your specifications.
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