Gene Symbol: LOC105639285
Description: palmitoyl-acyl carrier protein thioesterase, chloroplastic
Alias: palmitoyl-acyl carrier protein thioesterase, chloroplastic, chloroplast acyl-ACP thioesterase, stearoyl acyl-ACP-thioesterase
Species: Jatropha curcas

Top Publications

  1. Wu P, Li J, Wei Q, Zeng L, Chen Y, Li M, et al. Cloning and functional characterization of an acyl-acyl carrier protein thioesterase (JcFATB1) from Jatropha curcas. Tree Physiol. 2009;29:1299-305 pubmed publisher
    ..The findings suggest that JcFATB1 from this woody oil plant can function as a saturated acyl-ACP TE and could potentially modify the seed oil of J. curcas to increase its levels of palmitate...
  2. Dani K, Hatti K, Ravikumar P, Kush A. Structural and functional analyses of a saturated acyl ACP thioesterase, type B from immature seed tissue of Jatropha curcas. Plant Biol (Stuttg). 2011;13:453-61 pubmed publisher
    ..This study provides essential clues to develop future methods for large-scale bacterial production of free fatty acids and for design of strategies to modulate the seed oil composition in this important non-edible, seed oil plant...