Fatty Acid Oxidation

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In beta oxidation, it just occurred to me

The process all takes place between the carbons 2 and 3

Some hydrogens are first removed to FADH2

Then water adds across the bond, the H to carbon two

 

Hydroxyl oxidationÕs next, a ketone carbon three

Then thiolase catalysis dissects the last two CÕs

The products of the path, of course, are acetyl-CoAs

Unless there were odd carbons, hence propionyl-CoA

 

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