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Any of several enzymes that putdouble bonds into the hydrocarbon areasof fatty acids.

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Enzyme 'CRT1' in Golden Rice (a question)

... the bacterium Erwinia uredovora . I know that it is able to convert phytoene straight into lycopene (whereas in a daffodil the enzyme 'pytoene desaturase' [PDS] is needed to convert phytoene into zeta-carotene, which is then converted into lycopene by the enzyme 'zeta-carotene desaturase' [ZDS]). ...

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by AmyLee
Fri Apr 14, 2006 2:59 pm
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Enzyme 'CRT1' in Golden Rice (a question)
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