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Purpose of B-oxidation
Move down the oxidation chart
To insert a keto group so must oxidize!
Oxidize-hydrate-oxidize-cleave
FA synthesis
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Reduce-dehydrate-reduce
B-oxidation occurs?
Mitochondria
FA occurs?
Cytosol
Carrier of intermediate acyl groups in B-oxidation?
CoA-SH
Carrier of intermediate acyl groups in FA synthesis
ACP-SH (acyl carrier protein)
Organization of enzymes for B-oxidation
None
Organization of enzymes for FA synthesis
FA Synthase Complex
Form in which 2-C units participate for B-oxidation
Acetyl CoA
Form in which 2-C units participate for FA synthesis
Malonyl CoA
Electron donor or acceptor used in B-oxidation
FAD, NAD
Electron donor or acceptor used in FA Synthesis
NADPH
Does B-oxidation participate in CO2
No
Does FA synthesis particpate in CO2
Yes
B-oxidation substrate & product
substrate: FA
Product: Acetyl CoA + FA
FA Synthesis substrate & product
substrate: FA + acetyl coA
product: FA