desaturase

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desaturase

(dē-sach′ŭ-rās″) [ de- + satur(ate) + -ase]
An enzyme that converts an unsaturated fatty acid chain to one that includes at least one carbon-carbon double bond.
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Fattyacid desaturase (WP_015139216.1) was clustered with Delta-9 desaturase (WP_010999117.1).
WP 012410332.1 delta-9 desaturase Nostoc punctiforme 2.
Meanwhile, the total delta-9 desaturase index (for both C16:1 and C18:1) can be estimated by the sum of the previous two indexes [14, 35].