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During Degradation of odd chain fatty acid at last there are 5 carbon units so 3 carbon compound propionyl CoA and two carbon compound acetyl CoA is produced during beta oxidation.
This propionyl CoA is further by the action of biotin and coenzyme B12 it is converted to succinyl CoA thus it enters to TCA cycle .
What additional step is needed for degradation of saturated fatty acids with odd number of carbons?...
4. A list of fatty acids is given below. The number of carbons each contains, as well as the number of double bonds, are listed right after the name. Rank the fatty acids 1-5 from highest melting point to lowest melting point. 1 - highest melting point, 5 - lowest melting point. Palmitic acid (16 carbons, 0 double bonds) Oleic acid (18 carbons, 1 double bond) Linolenic acid (18 carbons, 3 double bonds) Lauric acid (12 carbons, 0 double bonds)...
Q) Degradation and synthesis of fatty acids occur with different mechanisms. (A) What is a localization inside cells where degradation of fatty acids occurs? (B) What is an electron carrier (redox couple) used during fatty acid synthesis? (C) Give the name of enzyme that catalyzes condensation, reduction, dehydration, and reduction to synthesize fatty acids?
(Bacteria cultured in saturated fatty acids at low temperature vs high temperature) (2) Saturated fatty acid (6) Cusaturated fatty acid l'almitic acid Linoleic acid 200: Sins Assxiatec Figure 1: Structure of saturated (a) and unsaturated (b) fatty acids (http://www.columbia.edu.cu biology courses/c2005/purves6/figure03-20.jpg) 1. Acholeplasma laidlawii is a bacterium that is unable to synthesize its own fatty acids and must therefore construct its plasma membrane from whatever fatty acids are available in the environment. Thus the A. laidlawii takes on the physical...
3. TRUE/FALSE: Most naturally occurring fatty acids have an odd number of carbon atoms. The pathway for catabolism of fatty acids is referred to as the B-oxidation pathway, because oxidation occurs at the B-carbon (C-3). The fatty acids can be oxidized by B-oxidation and converted into acetyl-CoA. 4. Use examples to explain oxidation of fatty acids as a major energy source.
2) Explain why nearly all fatty acids made in animals contain an even number of carbons. (Think synthesis; 2+3-4). [1 point] 3) Detail how excess sugar is converted to fat (triacylglycerol). You need to show how each part of the fat molecule is made from glucose; use the metabolism map and arrows to trace the appropriate paths. [2 points)
06) The B-oxidation of saturated fatty acids, is a series of four reactions. Assume that you have the Lauric acid with 12 carbons. (15 points) A) Write the 4 reactions that involved in each B-oxidation of the fatty acid. You need to show the structure and general names of the reactants and products, name of enzymes and the all input and output molecules in each reaction. You can use R to represent the not reacted carbons) (10 points) B) Calculate...
Give 2 examples of saturated fatty acids and answer each of the following aspects: 1. Describe chemical characteristics and graph the structure of the two 2. What is the function in the organism of the two examples 3. Classify and explain if it is Saponifiable or non-saponifiable from the two examples
Question 9 (1 point) Saved What is the net number of FADH2 molecules formed by the complete oxidation of one saturated fatty acid molecule having 22 carbons? (Correct answer accounts for activation, beta oxidation, and citric acid cycle and is an integer expressed as a number) Your Answer: 12 Answer Question 10 (1 point) Saved What is the total number of NADH molecules formed by the complete oxidation of one one saturated fatty acid molecule having 22 carbons? (Correct answer...
What are the two most common saturated fatty acids? (3 pts)
Question 1. Calculate the numbers of acetyl-CoA molecules produced when a fatty acid with 14 carbons after undergoing beta-oxidation? Question 2. How many a) cycles of beta-oxidation will a fatty acid with 14 carbons undergo? Explain briefly. b)? How many acetyl-CoA molecules ? explain briefly? Question 3. Consider the synthesis of fatty acids: Answer the flowing: True or False: a) CoA carries intermediate b) Acetyl-CoA donates two carbon atoms c) Malonyl-CoA donates two carbon atoms d) The reverse of fatty...