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Information on EC 2.1.1.79 - cyclopropane-fatty-acyl-phospholipid synthase

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The enzyme adds a methylene group across the 9,10 position of a Delta9-olefinic acyl chain in phosphatidylethanolamine or, more slowly, phosphatidylglycerol or phosphatidylinositol, forming a cyclopropane derivative (cf. EC 2.1.1.16 methylene-fatty-acyl-phospholipid synthase).
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The expected taxonomic range for this enzyme is: Bacteria, Eukaryota
Synonyms
cfa synthase, cyclopropane fatty acid synthase, cyclopropane synthase, sfcpa-fas, cyclopropane fatty acid synthetase, c17:cyclopropane synthase, more
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LITERATURE
S-adenosyl-L-methionine + phospholipid olefinic fatty acid = S-adenosyl-L-homocysteine + phospholipid cyclopropane fatty acid
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