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IX. Mitochondrial beta-oxidation

Overview     Four enzymes and reactions Four enzymes and reactions: Dehydrogenation Four enzymes and reactions: Hydration Four enzymes and reactions: 2nd dehydrogenation Four enzymes and reactions: Thiolytic cleavage     Complete beta-oxidation of palmitoyl CoA     Additional Enzymes Additional Enzymes: Enoyl CoA Additional Enzymes: trans- vs cis Additional Enzymes: Propionyl CoA     Summary     Previous Page Next Page

Four enzymes and reactions

There are four individual reactions of beta-oxidation, each catalyzed by a separate enzyme.

This sequence of four steps is repeated until the fatty acyl chain is completely degraded to acetyl CoA.


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