• Biosynthesis of very long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids in the leafy vegetable chicory 

      Mekky, Hattem; Mohamed, Maged; Lazarus, Colin; Power, J. Brian; Davey, Michael R
      Agricultural and Food Science : 4 (MTT Agrifood Research FinlandThe Scientific Agricultural Society of Finland, 2011)
      The synthesis of very long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (VLCPUFAs) was investigated in five cultivars of chicory. Genes for enzymes of the ù3/6 Ä8-desaturation biosynthetic pathways for the formation of C20 VLCPUFAs ...