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- 2Caldo, Kristian Mark P.
- 2Chen, Guanqun
- 2Weselake, Randall J.
- 2Xu, Yang
- 1 Lemieux, M. Joanne
- 1Chen, Yongyan
- 2Brassica napus
- 1Camelina sativa
- 1Diacylglycerol acyltransferase
- 1Directed evolution
High-performance variants of plant diacylglycerol acyltransferase 1 generated by directed evolution provide insights into structure functionDownload
Diacylglycerol acyltransferase 1 (DGAT1) catalyzes the acyl-CoA-dependent biosynthesis of triacylglycerol, the predominant component of seed oil. In some oil crops, including Brassica napus, the level of DGAT1 activity can have a substantial effect on triacylglycerol production....
Multiple mechanisms contribute to increased neutral lipid accumulation in yeast producing recombinant variants of plant diacylglycerol acyltransferase 1Download
The apparent bottleneck in the accumulation of oil during seed development in some oleaginous plant species is the formation of triacylglycerol (TAG) by the acyl-CoA-dependent acylation of sn-1,2- diacylglycerol catalyzed by diacylglycerol acyltransferase (DGAT, EC 126.96.36.199). Improving DGAT...