Beta oxidation

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shanyk
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Beta oxidation

Post by shanyk » Sat Jan 08, 2011 9:45 pm

Hello,
Before the beta oxidation takes place, the fatty acid gets CoA in an ATP consumption process.
In the beta oxidation process, after each part of the fatty acid is being braked- it gets CoA, but this does't consumpt ATP.
How come?
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Post by JackBean » Sun Jan 16, 2011 1:25 pm

because the connection of fatty acid and CoA consumes energy. And that energy comes either from ATP in the first cycle or from breakage of carbon-carbon bond in the fatty acid-CoA
http://www.biolib.cz/en/main/

Cis or trans? That's what matters.

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Re: Beta oxidation

Post by blackshirts » Sat Mar 15, 2014 7:18 pm

what is beta oxidation?

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