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Synthesis and use of substituted long-chain fatty acids for studies of inhibition and steric control of enzymic desaturations

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posted on 17.07.2018, 08:46 authored by Donald Brett
The widespread existence of long chain unsaturated fatty acids has encouraged considerable investigation into the methods of synthesis. One method, the anaerobic pathway, has been largely elucidated but much remains to be discovered about the far more prevalent aerobic pathway. This thesis describes work carried out to help identify the mechanism by which such aerobic desaturation of long chain saturated fatty acids takes place. [Continues.]

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Unilever Ltd, Research Dept.

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  • Chemistry

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© Donald Brett

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This work is made available according to the conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0) licence. Full details of this licence are available at: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/

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1972

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A Doctoral Thesis. Submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the award of Doctor of Philosophy at Loughborough University.

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