PerspectiveStructural Biology

Architectural Options for a Fatty Acid Synthase

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Science  03 Mar 2006:
Vol. 311, Issue 5765, pp. 1251-1252
DOI: 10.1126/science.1125411

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Summary

Multiple enzymes produce fatty acids in cells. These enzymes assemble into large complexes that are quite different in animals and fungi, but still carry out the same chemical synthesis.