ENZYME entry: EC 1.14.19.3

Accepted Name
Linoleoyl-CoA desaturase.
Alternative Name(s)
Delta(6)-acyl CoA desaturase.
Delta(6)-desaturase.
Delta(6)-fatty acyl-CoA desaturase.
Fatty acid 6-desaturase.
Fatty acid Delta(6)-desaturase.
Linoleate desaturase.
Linoleic acid desaturase.
Linoleic desaturase.
Linoleoyl CoA desaturase.
Linoleoyl-coenzyme A desaturase.
Long-chain fatty acid Delta(6)-desaturase.
Reaction catalysed
Linoleoyl-CoA + AH(2) + O(2) <=> gamma-linolenoyl-CoA + A + 2 H(2)O
Cofactor(s)
Fe cation.
Comment(s)
  • The rat liver enzyme is an enzyme system involving cytochrome b5 and EC 1.6.2.2.
  • Formerly EC 1.14.99.25.
Cross-references
BRENDA1.14.19.3
EC2PDB1.14.19.3
ExplorEnz1.14.19.3
PRIAM enzyme-specific profiles1.14.19.3
KEGG Ligand Database for Enzyme Nomenclature1.14.19.3
IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature1.14.19.3
IntEnz1.14.19.3
MEDLINEFind literature relating to 1.14.19.3
MetaCyc1.14.19.3
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot
Q08871, LLCD_SYNY3

View entry in original ENZYME format
View entry in raw text format (no links)

All UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot entries referenced in this entry, with possibility to download in different formats, align etc.
All ENZYME / UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot entries corresponding to 1.14.19.-
All ENZYME / UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot entries corresponding to 1.14.-.-
All ENZYME / UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot entries corresponding to 1.-.-.-