FANCD2

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FANCD2

A gene on chromosome 3p26 that encodes a protein of the Fanconi anaemia complementation group (here, complementation group D2), which co-locates with other proteins—e.g., BRCA1 and BRCA2—and is involved in homology-directed DNA repair.
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FAD2 is an enzyme that changes oleic acid, another unsaturated fatty acid, into linoleic acid which is necessary for normal growth of mammals.
But the ARS-university team used classical plant breeding instead, endowing their soy lines with two mutant alleles for the gene FAD2.