BioChem, Carnitine shuttle, beta oxidation,Ketone bodies

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BioChem, Carnitine shuttle, beta oxidation,Ketone bodies
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  1. What is the most abundant dietary lipid?
    Triacylglycerols
  2. Where are fatty acids degraded?
    Mitochondrial
  3. What enzyme breaks glycerol into glycerol-3-P and what is the cost?
    • Glycerol kinase
    • 1ATP
  4. What enzyme takes Glycerol-3-P and makes DHAP and what is the cost?
    Glycerol Phosphate Dehydrogenase
  5. What must a fatty acid be converted to before undergoing oxidative degeneration and what process does this?
    • Coenzyme A
    • Acetyl-CoA Synthases
  6. What enzyme converts a long chain fatty acid to its CoA derivative in the cytosol?
    Thiokinase
  7. What enzyme located in the outer mitochondrial membrane transfers the Fatty Acetyl from the CoA to the carnitine?
    • carnitine palmitoyltransferase 1 (CPT1)¬†
    • OR
    • ¬†
    • carnitine acyltransferase 1 (CAT1)
  8. What enzyme transfers the acylcarnitine 

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