Fatty acids are oxidized through fatty acid or β-oxidation into two-carbon acetyl CoA molecules, which can then enter the Krebs cycle to generate ATP.
Food is made up of proteins, carbohydrates, and fats.
After being released into the blood, glycerol is dissolved in plasma while fatty acids are combined with plasma albumin for transport.
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Lipid Metabolism Lipids are universal biological molecules.
Following the committing step of malonyl-CoA production, fatty acid synthesis is a relatively simple pathway that takes place on a multienzyme—protein complex in the cytoplasm.
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Your body can use this fuel right away, or it can store the energy in your body tissues.