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A chain of FA is too long to enter the mitochondria, what the modifications required for transport in?

Long chain FAs are converted to acylcarnitine derivatives

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what transporter is responsible for transporting FAs into the mitochondria?

Carnitine: acylcarnitine translocase (CAT)

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Name a key regulatory step early in beta oxidation of FAs

the transport of FAs into the mitochondria by CAT

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What carries long chain FA in the blood?

Albumin

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transporter that moves FAs across the plasma membrane

CAT

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during fasting, what is the primary fuel?

Fatty acids

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where are ketone bodies synthesized?

liver during fasting