overview of Mobilization and Transport of Adipose Fatty Acid

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overview of Mobilization and Transport of Adipose Fatty Acid Fatty acids, as triacylglycerol (triglyceride), are stored in white adipose tissue. This fat storage comprises the 100,000 Kcal of energy stored as fat, mentioned at the beginning of this exercise. Brown adipose tissue is a thermogenic tissue, and is not important in energy storage. Storage in adipocytes as triacylglycerol
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Unformatted text preview: Fatty acids are stored primarily in adipocytes as triacylglycerol. Triacylglycerol must be hydrolyzed to release the fatty acids. Adipocytes are found mostly in the abdominal cavity and subcutaneous tissue. Adipocytes are metabolically very active; their stored triacylglycerol is constantly hydrolyzed and resynthesized....
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This document was uploaded on 11/03/2011 for the course BIOLOGY BSC1105 at Broward College.

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