Reaction scheme of omega hydroxylation of fatty acids by
cytochrome P450 monooxygenases (
) with the heterologous (
) and homologous (
FoCYP539A7 can hydroxylate caprylic acid (C8), capric acid (C10) and lauric acid (C12) into their respective ω-hydroxy fatty acids, whereas FoCYP655C2 can hydroxylate only capric acid and lauric acid.