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Lipid Metabolism is the study of catabolism and anabolism of Lipids, which is occur in living organisms. This category include the metabolism of Fatty acids, cholesterol and some other molecules. We are updating more in coming days.

Biosynthesis of Saturated Fatty acids Notes

Glucose entering the TCA cycle is used for the biosynthesis of saturated fatty acids by converting TCA Cycle citrate to acetyl coenzyme~A (acetyl~CoA), and then malonyl~CoA, which is used to produce palmitate. The glycerol backbone of TGs comes from glycolytic glycerol-3-phosphate. Triglycerides are the primary lipid synthesized, and serve as a starting point for other […]

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