Cayman Chemical Item Number 10497
Very long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (VLCPUFA) are present in retina, sperm, and brain.1,2,3 Though little is known of their biosynthesis or functional roles in these tissues, recent studies using the elongation of very long-
1. Aveldaño, M.I. Phospholipid species containing long and very long polyenoic fatty acids remain with rhodopsin after hexane extraction of photoreceptor membranes. Biochemistry 27 1229-1239 (1988).
Robinson, B.S., Johnson, D.W., and Poulos, A. Novel molecular species of spingomyelin containing 2-
Robinson, B.S., Johnson, D.W., and Poulos, A. Unique molecular species of phophatidylcholine containing very-
McMahon, A., Jackson, S.N., Woods, A.S., et al. A Stargardt disease-
Agbaga, M., Mandal, M.N.A., and Anderson, R.E. Retinal very long-
Agbada, M., Brush, R.S., Mandal, N.A., et al. Role of Stargardt-
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