Diagram of the beta oxidation of fatty acids

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Reaction Energy Product Factor Multiplier ATP Equiv.

 O's
FACoA Syn. AMP -2 1 -2
Flavin DH FADH2 1.5 (2) 7 10.5 (14)
NAD+ DH NADH 2.5 (3) 7 17.5 (21)  7

8 AcCoA's to Kreb's TCA Cycle
NADH 2.5 (3) x 3 8 60 (72)  24
GTP 1 8 8  0
FADH2 1.5 (2) 8 12 (16)  8
Total       106 (129)  46

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ketone bodies

ketone body structures

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Biosynthesis reactions for ketone body synthesis in teh liver

 

 

 

reduction of acetoacetate to give D-beta-hydroxybutyrate

 

 

Last modified 26 April 2010