Medical Definition of Omega-3 fatty acid desaturase

1. Catalyses desaturation of the omega-3 carbon (3rd from free end) of c-18 fatty acids; deficiency results in accumulation of linoleic acid (18:2omega6,9) at the expense of linolenic acid (18:3omega3,6,9); amino acid sequence given in first source Registry number: EC 1.14.99.- Synonym: fad3 gene product, omega-3 desaturase (26 Jun 1999)



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omega-3 fatty acid desaturase (current term)
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