Summary of the Four Common Systems

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Summary of the Four Common Systems Here are the four commonly used ways of designating fatty acids. overview of De novo Synthesis of Fatty Acids Fatty acid synthesis is the process of combining eight two-carbon fragments (acetyl groups from acetyl CoA) to form a 16-carbon saturated
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Unformatted text preview: fatty acid, palmitate. Palmitate can then be modified to give rise to the other fatty acids. These modifications may include: chain elongation to give longer fatty acids, such as the 18-carbon stearate. desaturation, giving unsaturated fatty acids....
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