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The presently-disclosed subject matter provides isolated nucleic acid and amino acid sequences encoding mushroom desaturase polypeptides that are active with both palmitic and stearic acid, as well as vectors and transgenic plant cells comprising nucleic acids of the presently-disclosed subject matter. The presently-disclosed subject matter further provides methods of producing monounsaturated fatty acids, such as palmitoleic acid (16:1), and monounsaturated fatty acids prepared by the methods disclosed herein.
University of Kentucky Research Foundation, Lexington, KY (US)
Hildebrand, David F.; Rao, Suryadevara S.; and Thoguru, John, "Fungal Desaturases and Related Methods" (2011). Plant and Soil Sciences Faculty Patents. 4.