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X. Synthesis and Utilization of Ketone Bodies

Overview     Synthesis from acetyl CoA Synthesis from acetyl CoA: Step 1 Synthesis from acetyl CoA: Step 2 Synthesis from acetyl CoA: Step 3 Synthesis from acetyl CoA: Acetoacetate Synthesis from acetyl CoA: Acetone     Extrahepatic tissues     Previous Page Next Page

Synthesis from acetyl CoA: Step 1

The first step is formation of acetoacetyl CoA in a reversal of the thiolase step of beta-oxidation.

Acetoacetate Synthesis

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