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Protein Factor Involved in Fatty Acid Desaturation of Linoleic Acid

  • A. Catalá
  • A. Leikin
  • A. M. Nervi
  • R. R. Brenner
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 83)

Abstract

It has been established that the enzyme system involved in stearyl-CoA desaturation reaction has three integral components of the microsomal membrane: the NADH-cytochrome b5 reductase, cytochrome b5 and the desaturase (Gaylor et al, 1970; Holloway et al, 1970; Holloway, 1971; Oshino et al, 1971, Shimakata et al, 1972). All these components have been separated and purified (Strittmatter et al, 1974; Enoch et al, 1976).

Keywords

Linoleic Acid Catalase Activity DEAE Cellulose Protein Factor Desaturase Activity 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1977

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Catalá
    • 2
  • A. Leikin
    • 1
  • A. M. Nervi
    • 2
  • R. R. Brenner
    • 1
  1. 1.Cátedra de Bioquímica, Instituto de Fisiología, Facultad de Ciencias MédicasUniversidad Nacional de La PlataLa PlataArgentina
  2. 2.Members of the Carrera del Investigador CONICETArgentina

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