Beta oxidation of palmitoyl-CoA to myristoyl-CoA

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R-HSA-77305
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Homo sapiens
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This first pass through the beta-oxidation spiral starts with the saturated fatty acid palmitoyl-CoA and produces myristoyl-CoA. Four enzymatic steps are required, starting with VLCAD CoA dehydrogenase (Very Long Chain) activity, followed by three enzymatic steps, enoyl-CoA hydratase, 3-hydroxyacyl-CoA dehydrogenase, and ketoacyl-CoA thiolase activities, all present in the mitochondrial membrane associated trifunctional protein.

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PubMed ID Title Journal Year
  The Metabolic and Molecular Bases of Inherited Disease, 8th ed

Scriver, CR, Beaudet, AL, Valle, D, Sly, WS

  2001
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