Example sentences for: desaturation

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  • The n3 LC-PUFA alter postprandial lipoprotein production and clearance, and lower circulating triglyceride-rich lipoproteins [ 14 ] . N3 LC-PUFA induce alterations in membrane properties including ion transport, trafficking and vesicular transport, and alter the transcription of genes encoding proteins in lipid biosynthesis, lipid desaturation, and lipid oxidation [ 15 16 17 18 19 ] .

  • In plants, enzymes of this family catalyze the formation of the plant hormone ethylene by oxidative desaturation of 1-aminocyclopropane-1-carboxylate, and catalyze the hydroxylation and desaturation steps in the synthesis of other plant hormones, pigments and metabolites such as gibberellins, anthocyanidins and flavones [ 1, 6, 7].

  • Feeding our diets affected various genes containing a PPRE, with roles in triacylglycerol synthesis (mitochondrial glycerol-3-phosphate acyltransferase, Gpam), FA oxidation (carnitine palmitoyl transferase, Cpt1; dienoyl CoA isomerase, Ech1), FA desaturation (stearoyl-coenzyme A desaturase, Scd1 or Δ9 desaturase), gluconeogenesis (cytosolic phosphoenolpyruvate carboxykinase 1, Pck1 or PEPCK; glucose-6-phosphatase, G6pc), cytochrome p450 metabolism (Cyp4a-10 and -14), FA transport (Cd36; FA binding protein, Fabp5), cholesterol metabolism and transport (apolipoprotein A4, Apoa4; apolipoprotein B-100, ApoB-100), and ketone body formation (mitochondrial 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl-coenzyme A synthase 2, Hmgcs2).

  • With regard to the metabolism of fatty acids mentioned above, the activities of the enzymes that are responsible for the elongation and desaturation of the essential fatty acids to produce the long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids may vary between SCD subjects and controls.

  • PPARα is reported to regulate genes involved in FA transport, synthesis and oxidation, glucose and lipid metabolism, ketogenesis and Δ5, Δ6, and Δ9-desaturation [ 17 ] .

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