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Cloning and functional characterisation of an enzyme involved in the elongation of delta-6-polyunsaturated fatty acids from the moss Physcomitrella patens

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Beckmann,  C.
Department of Bioorganic Chemistry, MPI for Chemical Ecology, Max Planck Society;

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Pohnert,  G.
Department of Bioorganic Chemistry, MPI for Chemical Ecology, Max Planck Society;

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Boland,  W.
Department of Bioorganic Chemistry, MPI for Chemical Ecology, Max Planck Society;

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Zank, T. K., Zahringer, U., Beckmann, C., Pohnert, G., Boland, W., Holtorf, H., et al. (2002). Cloning and functional characterisation of an enzyme involved in the elongation of delta-6-polyunsaturated fatty acids from the moss Physcomitrella patens. The Plant Journal, 31(3), 255-268. doi:10.1046/j.1365-313X.2002.01354.x.


Cite as: http://hdl.handle.net/11858/00-001M-0000-0012-A48E-5
Abstract
The moss Physcomitrella patens contains high proportions of polyunsaturated very-long-chain fatty acids with up to 20 carbon atoms. Starting from preformed C-18 polyunsaturated fatty acids, their biosynthesis involves a sequence of Delta6- desaturation,