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Lipid Metabolism

Triglyceride through hydrolysis becoming Fatty Acids

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Lipolysis

Breaking down lipids into Fatty Acids

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Beta-Oxidation

Chemical reaction to break off two carbons of the Fatty Acid chain at a time.

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A 2 Carbon compound broken off during Beta-Oxidation is?

Acetyl CoA

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What is produced with each Beta-Oxidation break?

1 NADH
1 FADH2

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Where does Beta-Oxidation take place?

The Cytosol

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From one Acetyl CoA in Beta-Oxidation through the Kreb's Cycle and the Electron Transport Chain what is produced?

4 NADH
2 FADH
12 ATP/ Acetyl CoA
3 ATP/ Beta Oxidation