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Acyl carrier protein

Introduction: Acyl carrier protein

Description of Acyl carrier protein

Acyl carrier protein: small subunits of mitochondrial fatty acid synthase complex that covalently bind the growing fatty acid and carry it through the course of synthesis.
Source: CRISP

Acyl carrier protein: Consists of a polypeptide chain and 4'-phosphopantetheine linked to a serine residue by a phosphodiester bond. Acyl groups are bound as thiol esters to the pantothenyl group. Acyl carrier protein is involved in every step of fatty acid synthesis by the cytoplasmic system.
Source: MeSH 2007

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Source - MeSH 2007

Source - CRISP

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Source: CRISP

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