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NASC ID: N8036

Name: fad7-1 fad8-1

ABRC stock number: CS8036

Donation Date: 1996-06-20

Donated by:  New York University (NYU) Gloria Coruzzi
The Carnegie Institution of Washington Chris Somerville

Donor Number: SH1

Part of : Homozygous lines

Stock type: individual line

Material type: seed

Status Price (£)
Available £7.50

Germplasm Info

Seed type: Transgenic

Mutagen: ethylmethane sulfonate

Background: Col

Segregation status: homozygous

Growth requirement: none

Associated Polymorphisms

When available, select a locus to display it at the AIP or view the EMBL record at the EBI.

Allele: Locus: AGI code:
  • fad7-1
  • fad8-1
  • fad7
  • fad8
EMBL accession:




reduction in desaturation of storage and membrane lipids; chilling sensitive; linoleic acid overproducer; linolenic acid underproducer.


McConn, M. et al. 1994. A Mutation at the fad8 Locus of Arabidopsis Identifies a Second Chloroplast [omega]-3 Desaturase. Plant Physiology 106(4):1609-1614.PubMed ID: 12232435.

Gibson, S. et al. 1994. Cloning of a temperature-regulated gene encoding a chloroplast omega-3 desaturase from Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Physiology 106(4):1615-21.PubMed ID: 7846164.