Monday, July 4, 2011

Oxidation of fatty acids (main aspects)

 - Type of metabolic pathway: catabolic
- Main goal: energy production through the degradation of fatty acids
- Subcellular localization: mitochondrial matrix
- Conditions required to occur: aerobic
- Number of biochemical reactions (per cycle): 4
- Energetic output (per cycle): +1 NADH e +1 FADH2
- Final product (per cycle): 1 acetil-CoA

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