1.14.19.26: acyl-[acyl-carrier-protein] 6-desaturase

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Reaction

palmitoyl-[acyl-carrier protein]
+ 2 reduced ferredoxin [iron-sulfur] cluster +
O2
+ 2 H+ =
(6Z)-hexadec-6-enoyl-[acyl-carrier protein]
+ 2 oxidized ferredoxin [iron-sulfur] cluster + 2 H2O

Synonyms

DELTA6 16:0-ACP desaturase, DELTA6 desaturase, DELTA6 palmitoyl-ACP desaturase, DELTA6-16:0-ACP desaturase, DELTA6-palmitoyl (16:0)-ACP desaturase, DELTA6-sphingolipid desaturase, DES6

ECTree

     1 Oxidoreductases
         1.14 Acting on paired donors, with incorporation or reduction of molecular oxygen
             1.14.19 With oxidation of a pair of donors resulting in the reduction of O2 to two molecules of water
                1.14.19.26 acyl-[acyl-carrier-protein] 6-desaturase