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ENZYME entry: EC 1.14.19.24

Accepted Name
Acyl-CoA 11-(E)-desaturase.
Reaction catalysed
An acyl-CoA + 2 ferrocytochrome b5 + O(2) + 2 H(+) <=> an (11E)-enoyl-CoA + 2 ferricytochrome b5 + 2 H(2)O
Comment(s)
  • Involved in sex pheromone synthesis in the Lepidoptera (moths).
  • The enzyme from the moth Spodoptera littoralis prefers 13:0 and 14:0 substrates.
  • The product is formed by the stereospecific removal of the pro-R H at C-11 and the pro-S H at C-12.
  • Cf. EC 1.14.19.5.
  • Formerly EC 1.14.99.31.
Cross-references
BRENDA1.14.19.24
EC2PDB1.14.19.24
ExplorEnz1.14.19.24
PRIAM enzyme-specific profiles1.14.19.24
KEGG Ligand Database for Enzyme Nomenclature1.14.19.24
IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature1.14.19.24
IntEnz1.14.19.24
MEDLINEFind literature relating to 1.14.19.24
MetaCyc1.14.19.24

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