IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: linoleate isomerase

Reaction: 9-cis,12-cis-octadecadienoate = 9-cis,11-trans-octadecadienoate

Other name(s): linoleic acid isomerase

Systematic name: linoleate Δ12-cis-Δ11-trans-isomerase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, GTD, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 37318-41-5


1. Kepler, C.R. and Tove, S.B. Biohydrogenation of unsaturated fatty acids. III. Purification and properties of linoleate Δ12-cis, Δ11-trans-isomerase from Butyrivibrio fibrosolvens. J. Biol. Chem. 242 (1967) 5686-5692.

[EC created 1972]

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