Genomes and Genes




Gene Symbol: SCD
Description: stearoyl-CoA desaturase
Alias: SCD1, acyl-CoA desaturase, Delta(9)-desaturase, Fatty acid desaturase, delta-9 desaturase, stearoyl coenzyme A desaturase
Species: goat

Top Publications

  1. Bernard L, Leroux C, Hayes H, Gautier M, Chilliard Y, Martin P. Characterization of the caprine stearoyl-CoA desaturase gene and its mRNA showing an unusually long 3'-UTR sequence arising from a single exon. Gene. 2001;281:53-61 pubmed
    A 5-kb long transcript encoding the stearoyl-CoA desaturase (SCD) was identified by Northern-blot analysis of poly(A)+ mRNA from caprine lactating mammary gland...
  2. Yahyaoui M, Sanchez A, Folch J. Rapid communication: partial nucleotide sequence of the goat stearoyl coenzyme A desaturase cDNA and gene structure. J Anim Sci. 2002;80:866-7 pubmed
  3. Yao D, Luo J, He Q, Shi H, Li J, Wang H, et al. SCD1 Alters Long-Chain Fatty Acid (LCFA) Composition and Its Expression Is Directly Regulated by SREBP-1 and PPAR? 1 in Dairy Goat Mammary Cells. J Cell Physiol. 2017;232:635-649 pubmed publisher
    Stearoyl-CoA desaturase 1 (SCD1) is a key enzyme for the synthesis of the monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFA) palmitoleic acid and oleic acid...