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Fatty acyl-CoA reductase

United States Patent

November 7, 2000
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A bacterial gene which encodes an enzyme that is an acyl-CoA reductase. The acyl-CoA reductase is able to chemically reduce acyl-CoAs to their corresponding alcohols, via aldehyde intermediates.
Somerville; Chris R. (Portola Valley, CA), Reiser; Steven E. (University City, MO)
The United States of America as represented by the United States Department of Energy (Washington, DC)
09/ 026,482
February 19, 1998
This work was supported by a grant (#DE-FG02-94ER20133) from the United States Department of Energy. The Government has certain rights in the invention.