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Stearic acid

stearic acid --> fatty acids

organic, monobasic acids derived from hydrocarbons by the equivalent of oxidation of a methyl group to an alcohol, aldehyde, and then acid. Fatty acids are saturated and unsaturated (fatty acids, unsaturated).


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Co2 from respiration-Sugars vs Fats

... process Aceytl-CoA-->energy so C6H12O6 would make 6 CO2 and 36 ATP stearic acid would make 18 CO2 and 120 ATP so 120 ATP of sugar = 20 CO2?

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by key
Sat Feb 16, 2013 7:41 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Co2 from respiration-Sugars vs Fats
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Co2 from respiration-Sugars vs Fats

No, it's C6H12O6, which will give only 6 CO2, stearic acid is C18HsomethingO2, which will give 18 CO2 with the oxygens coming somewhere from water

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by JackBean
Thu Feb 14, 2013 8:36 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Co2 from respiration-Sugars vs Fats
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Co2 from respiration-Sugars vs Fats

... is the extra co2 just from pyruvate dehydrogenase step? so C18H36O18 vs stearic acid would only give 6 extra co2 since that would be (6) C3H6O3

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by key
Thu Feb 14, 2013 5:04 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Co2 from respiration-Sugars vs Fats
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Re: How much ATP a person consumes...?

... of fats = 222,2g of fat. Molecular wheight of a saturated C18 fatty acid -stearic (02C18H36) is 16x2+12x18+36= 284 (if am not wrong) 222 g of fat / 284g molecular weight ...

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by marquitosgm
Thu Mar 22, 2012 9:18 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: How much ATP a person consumes...?
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Biology Hangman Game

No L but you can have two S's abscisic<Space>acid Incorrect guesses: Carbonic, boric, stearic, Lactic, Glutamic, E, D, O, N, Y, T, U, L. abscisic acid is the answer!! Also known as ABA, ...

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by Draco
Wed Dec 12, 2007 6:43 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Biology Hangman Game
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