Biochemistry - ATP Synthesis and Fatty Acid Oxidation - Discussion

Discussion :: ATP Synthesis and Fatty Acid Oxidation - Section 1 (Q.No.4)


How many molecules of acetyl-CoA are produced in oxidation of palmitic acid (C16), which involves seven rounds of oxidation?

[A]. 6
[B]. 7
[C]. 8
[D]. 9

Answer: Option C


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Sufyan said: (Feb 26, 2013)  
Palmitic acid is a 16-C Containing fatty acid, at every cycle of beta oxidation one molecule of acetylcoA is released and it take 8 cycles for complete oxidation.

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