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44108a_Q7 - 2(3 pts Draw the structure of...

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name ___________________________________ signature ___________________________________ BICH 441 Spring 2008 Quiz 7 NO CALCULATORS! 1 (2 pts). Catabolism of fatty acids with an odd number of carbon atoms generates (as one of the products of the last cycle of β -oxidation) propionyl-CoA, which is then converted to succinyl-CoA. Name the two coenzymes that are required in the three-step pathway from propionyl-CoA to succinyl-CoA.
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Unformatted text preview: 2 (3 pts). Draw the structure of acyl-carnitine (make the fatty acid have 18 carbon atoms). 3 (10 pts). Starting with butyryl-CoA (an acyl-CoA with 4 carbons in the acyl chain), draw the reactions in fatty acid β-oxidation that lead to two molecules of acetyl-CoA. Show the names and structures of all the intermediates, and name the enzymes. You may use generic names for the intermediates (e.g. acyl-CoA)....
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