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Descriptor in English: Fatty Acid Desaturases
Descriptor in Spanish: Ácido Graso Desaturasas
Descriptor in Portuguese: Ácidos Graxos Dessaturases
Descriptor in French: Fatty acid desaturases
Entry term(s): Acyl CoA Desaturases
Desaturases, Fatty Acid
Enoyl CoA Reductases
Fatty Acid Desaturating Enzymes
Reductases, Enoyl CoA
Tree number(s): D08.811.682.690.708.392
Scope note: A family of enzymes that catalyze the stereoselective, regioselective, or chemoselective syn-dehydrogenation reactions. They function by a mechanism that is linked directly to reduction of molecular OXYGEN.
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BI biosynthesis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
DE drug effects
DF deficiency
EC economics
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PH physiology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UL ultrastructure
UR urine
History Note: 2004
DeCS UI: 5329
Descriptor UI: D044943
Date Established: 2004/01/01
Date of Entry: 2003/07/09
Revision Date: 2009/07/06
Fatty Acid Desaturases - Preferred
Concept UI M0446718
Scope note A family of enzymes that catalyze the stereoselective, regioselective, or chemoselective syn-dehydrogenation reactions. They function by a mechanism that is linked directly to reduction of molecular OXYGEN.
Preferred term Fatty Acid Desaturases
Entry term(s) Desaturases, Fatty Acid
Fatty Acid Desaturating Enzymes
Acyl CoA Desaturases - Narrower
Concept UI M0446719
Preferred term Acyl CoA Desaturases
Entry term(s) Enoyl CoA Reductases
Reductases, Enoyl CoA



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