Beta-oxidation of very long chain fatty acids

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R-HSA-390247
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Homo sapiens
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Linear fatty acids containing more than 18 carbons are broken down by beta-oxidation in peroxisomes to yield acetyl-CoA and medium chain-length fatty acyl CoA's such as octanoyl-CoA (Wanders and Waterham 2006).

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16756494 Biochemistry of mammalian peroxisomes revisited

Wanders, RJ, Waterham, HR

Annu Rev Biochem 2006
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