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Title: Acyl transferase and fatty acid coenzyme A synthetase activities within bovine rod outer segments

Abstract

Rod outer segments purified from bovine retinal homogenates were incubated with radiolabelled fatty acids (palmitic, docosahexaenoic) and palmitoyl Coenzyme A, and were found to contain enzyme activities that catalyze addition of these compounds to the major phospholipids of rod outer segment membranes. It is suggested that these phospholipid retailoring enzymes function to establish the unique fatty acid distribution and composition of the phospholipids of vertebrate rod outer segment membranes.

Authors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Amherst College, MA
OSTI Identifier:
5127530
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun.; (United States)
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 2
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
59 BASIC BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES; CELL MEMBRANES; ENZYME ACTIVITY; RETINA; CARBOXYLIC ACIDS; CATTLE; COENZYMES; HEXADECANOIC ACID; HEXANOIC ACID; LABELLED COMPOUNDS; LIGASES; PHOSPHOLIPIDS; PHOSPHOTRANSFERASES; TRACER TECHNIQUES; ANIMALS; BODY; BODY AREAS; CELL CONSTITUENTS; DOMESTIC ANIMALS; ENZYMES; ESTERS; EYES; FACE; HEAD; ISOTOPE APPLICATIONS; LIPIDS; MAMMALS; MEMBRANES; MONOCARBOXYLIC ACIDS; ORGANIC ACIDS; ORGANIC COMPOUNDS; ORGANIC PHOSPHORUS COMPOUNDS; ORGANS; PHOSPHORUS-GROUP TRANSFERASES; RUMINANTS; SENSE ORGANS; TRANSFERASES; VERTEBRATES; 550201* - Biochemistry- Tracer Techniques

Citation Formats

Zimmerman, W F, and Keys, S. Acyl transferase and fatty acid coenzyme A synthetase activities within bovine rod outer segments. United States: N. p., 1986. Web. doi:10.1016/S0006-291X(86)80593-9.
Zimmerman, W F, & Keys, S. Acyl transferase and fatty acid coenzyme A synthetase activities within bovine rod outer segments. United States. doi:10.1016/S0006-291X(86)80593-9.
Zimmerman, W F, and Keys, S. Thu . "Acyl transferase and fatty acid coenzyme A synthetase activities within bovine rod outer segments". United States. doi:10.1016/S0006-291X(86)80593-9.
@article{osti_5127530,
title = {Acyl transferase and fatty acid coenzyme A synthetase activities within bovine rod outer segments},
author = {Zimmerman, W F and Keys, S},
abstractNote = {Rod outer segments purified from bovine retinal homogenates were incubated with radiolabelled fatty acids (palmitic, docosahexaenoic) and palmitoyl Coenzyme A, and were found to contain enzyme activities that catalyze addition of these compounds to the major phospholipids of rod outer segment membranes. It is suggested that these phospholipid retailoring enzymes function to establish the unique fatty acid distribution and composition of the phospholipids of vertebrate rod outer segment membranes.},
doi = {10.1016/S0006-291X(86)80593-9},
journal = {Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun.; (United States)},
number = ,
volume = 2,
place = {United States},
year = {1986},
month = {7}
}