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Enzymes and Isolated Reaction2

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Enzymes and Isolated Reactions Acetyl CoA carboxylase catalyzes the reaction: acetyl CoA + HCO 3 - + ATP -> malonyl CoA + ADP + P i Six molecules of malonyl CoA and one molecule of acetyl CoA then interact sequentially with fatty acid synthase to yield the final product, palmitate. Fatty acid synthase is a multifunctional enzyme with seven activities.
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Unformatted text preview: Enzymes and Isolated Reactions: Acetyl CoA carboxylase Acetyl CoA carboxylase has three important features. 1. It contains the prosthetic group, biotin. The enzyme, using its biotin prosthetic group as a carrier, transfers CO 2 from bicarbonate to the acetyl group....
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