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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


Complete Oxidation of an Odd-Chain Fatty Acid -- Summary

Prop CoA Metabolism

This diagram shows production of propionyl CoA from an odd-chain fatty acid and the subsequent conversion of propionyl CoA to succinyl CoA, which can be metabolized through the citric (tricarboxylic) acid cycle.


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