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Fatty Acid Desaturases MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Fatty Acid Desaturases
Tree Number(s)
D08.811.682.690.708.392
Unique ID
D044943
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D044943
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.
Entry Term(s)
Acyl CoA Desaturase
Acyl CoA Desaturases
Enoyl CoA Reductase
Enoyl CoA Reductases
Fatty Acid Desaturase
Fatty Acid Desaturating Enzymes
Registry Number
EC 1.14.19.-
Previous Indexing
Fatty Acid Desaturases (1974-2003)
Public MeSH Note
2004
History Note
2004
Date Established
2004/01/01
Date of Entry
2003/07/09
Revision Date
2020/05/27
Fatty Acid Desaturases Preferred
Acyl CoA Desaturases Narrower
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