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Table 4 Conversion efficiencies of desaturases expressed in Nicotiana benthamiana

From: Survey of the total fatty acid and triacylglycerol composition and content of 30 duckweed species and cloning of a Δ6-desaturase responsible for the production of γ-linolenic and stearidonic acids in Lemna gibba

Desaturase Conversion Conversion %
LgDes 18:2 to 18:3 3.76 ± 0.04 1
18:3 to 18:4 3.28 ± 1.27
BoD6 18:2 to 18:3 6.89 ± 1.17
18:3 to 18:4 6.07 ± 2.73
  1. 1Values represent means ± standard deviation of three or more independent samples.