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sn-1 acyl-lipid ω-3 desaturase (ferredoxin)

Cat No.
EXWM-1000
Description
The enzyme, characterized from cyanobacteria, introduces a cis double bond at carbon 15 of linoleoyl and γ-linolenoyl groups attached to the sn-1 position of glycerolipids. The enzyme is an ω desaturase, and determines the location of the double bond by counting three carbons from the methyl end of the fatty acid. It is nonspecific with respect to the polar head group of the glycerolipid. cf. EC 1.14.19.35, sn-2 acyl-lipid ω-3 desaturase (ferredoxin).
Form
Liquid or lyophilized powder
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Storage
Store it at +4 ºC for short term. For long term storage, store it at -20 ºC~-80 ºC.
Synonyms
desB (gene name)
Reaction
(1) a 1-γ-linolenoyl-2-acyl-[glycerolipid] + 2 reduced ferredoxin [iron-sulfur] cluster + O2 + 2 H+ = a 1-stearidonoyl-2-acyl-[glycerolipid] + 2 oxidized ferredoxin [iron-sulfur] cluster + 2 H2O; (2) a 1-linoleoyl-2-acyl-[glycerolipid] + 2 reduced ferredoxin [iron-sulfur] cluster + O2 + 2 H+ = a 1-α-linolenoyl-2-acyl-[glycerolipid] + 2 oxidized ferredoxin [iron-sulfur] cluster + 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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