desaturase

desaturase
de·sat·ur·ase (de-sachґə-rās) an enzyme that, complexed with cytochrome b5 reductase and cytochrome b5, catalyzes the desaturation of fatty acids, e.g., stearoyl-CoA desaturase.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

Поможем решить контрольную работу

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Desaturase — A Desaturase is an enzyme which removes two hydrogen atoms from an organic compound, creating a carbon/carbon double bond. Desaturases are classified as * delta indicating that the double bond is created at a fixed position from the carboxyl… …   Wikipedia

  • Desaturase — Desaturasen sind Enzyme, die Elektronen von einem Molekül auf ein anderes übertragen können und dabei das Substrat, also das Zielmolekül, entsättigen (lat. saturare = sättigen), also eine Mehrfachbindung „einbauen“. Weil sie ein Molekül oxidieren …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • desaturase — noun Any enzyme that catalyzes the conversion of single to double bonds, especially in the production of essential fatty acids …   Wiktionary

  • Stearoyl-CoA desaturase-1 — Stearoyl CoA desaturase (delta 9 desaturase) Identifiers Symbols SCD; FADS5; MSTP008; SCD1; SCDOS External IDs …   Wikipedia

  • Linoleoyl-CoA desaturase — In enzymology, a linoleoyl CoA desaturase (EC number|1.14.19.3) is an enzyme that catalyzes the chemical reaction:linoleoyl CoA + AH2 + O2 ightleftharpoons gamma linolenoyl CoA + A + 2 H2OThe 3 substrates of this enzyme are linoleoyl CoA, AH2,… …   Wikipedia

  • Fatty acid desaturase — Fatty acid desaturase, type 1 Identifiers Symbol Fatty acid desaturase 1 Pfam PF00487 InterPro …   Wikipedia

  • Phosphatidylcholine desaturase — In enzymology, a phosphatidylcholine desaturase (EC number|1.3.1.35) is an enzyme that catalyzes the chemical reaction:1 acyl 2 oleoyl sn glycero 3 phosphocholine + NAD+ ightleftharpoons 1 acyl 2 linoleoyl sn glycero 3 phosphocholine + NADH +… …   Wikipedia

  • Plasmanylethanolamine desaturase — In enzymology, a plasmanylethanolamine desaturase (EC number|1.14.99.19) is an enzyme that catalyzes the chemical reaction:O 1 alkyl 2 acyl sn glycero 3 phosphoethanolamine + AH2 + O2 ightleftharpoons O 1 alk 1 enyl 2 acyl sn glycero 3… …   Wikipedia

  • Stearoyl-CoA 9-desaturase — In enzymology, a stearoyl CoA 9 desaturase (EC number|1.14.19.1) is an enzyme that catalyzes the chemical reaction:stearoyl CoA + 2 ferrocytochrome b5 + O2 + 2 H+ ightleftharpoons oleoyl CoA + 2 ferricytochrome b5 + 2 H2OThe 4 substrates of this… …   Wikipedia

  • Acyl-(acyl-carrier-protein) desaturase — In enzymology, an acyl [acyl carrier protein] desaturase (EC number|1.14.19.2) is an enzyme that catalyzes the chemical reaction:stearoyl [acyl carrier protein] + reduced acceptor + O2 ightleftharpoons oleoyl [acyl carrier protein] + acceptor + 2 …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”