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Bioinformatics-based approaches to engineer the transmembrane Δ6 desaturase from Micromonas pusilla

Li, Dongdi


The increased awareness of the health benefits of ω3-long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (ω3-LCPUFAs) has led to a drastic increase in the consumption of fish-oil supplements. This has resulted in environmental concerns and the identification of key membrane-bound desaturases involved in the biosynthesis of ω3-LCPUFAs in order to generate a sustainable source of ω3-LCPUFAs. The Micromonas pusilla Δ6 desaturase (MpΔ6des) is a membrane-bound desaturase that...[Show more]

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Date published: 2016
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d76372537e12


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