Humboldt State University ® Department of Chemistry

Richard A. Paselk

Chemistry 438 - Spring 2011


Week 14

Fat Metabolism, cont.

Fatty Acid Biosynthesis

Draw a path, as we did in class, tracing the production of a fatty acid molecule from glucose.

Consider the biosynthesis of a molecule of 2-palmitoyl-1,3-distearoylglycerol molecule:

Discuss the regulation of fatty acid metabolism within a single cell:

Metabolism of Amino Acid Nitrogen



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