Beta oxidation of octanoyl-CoA to hexanoyl-CoA

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R-HSA-77348
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Homo sapiens
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The fifth pass through the beta-oxidation spiral picks up where the last left off with the saturated fatty acid octanoyl-CoA and produces hexanoyl-CoA. Four enzymatic steps are required starting with MCAD CoA dehydrogenase (Medium Chain) activity, followed by the enoyl-CoA hydratase activity of crotonase, the 3-hydroxyacyl-CoA dehydrogenase activity of the short chain 3-hydroxyacyl-CoA dehydrogenase (SCHAD), and completed by the ketoacyl-CoA thiolase activity, present in the mitochondrial membrane associated trifunctional protein.

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  The Metabolic and Molecular Bases of Inherited Disease, 8th ed

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

  2001
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