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The Green Microalga Chlamydomonas reinhardtii Has a Single ω-3 Fatty Acid Desaturase That Localizes to the Chloroplast and Impacts Both Plastidic and Extraplastidic Membrane Lipids

Author:
Nguyen, Hoa Mai, Cuiné, Stéphan, Beyly-Adriano, Audrey, Légeret, Bertrand, Billon, Emmanuelle, Auroy, Pascaline, Beisson, Fred, Peltier, Gilles, Li-Beisson, Yonghua
Source:
Plant physiology 2013 v.163 no.2 pp. 914-928
ISSN:
0032-0889
Subject:
Chlamydomonas reinhardtii, chloroplasts, microalgae, omega-3 fatty acids, polyunsaturated fatty acids, stearoyl-CoA desaturase
Abstract:
A single v-3 fatty acid desaturase in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii is sufficient to produce [omega]-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids for both plastidial and extraplastidial lipids .
Agid:
1719748