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Information on EC 1.14.19.24 - acyl-CoA 11-(E)-desaturase

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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, acyl-CoA 11-(Z)-desaturase.
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The enzyme appears in viruses and cellular organisms
Synonyms
delta11-desaturase, delta11 desaturase, latpg1, more
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LITERATURE
an acyl-CoA + 2 ferrocytochrome b5 + O2 + 2 H+ = an (11E)-enoyl-CoA + 2 ferricytochrome b5 + 2 H2O
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