Why are most of the fatty acids found in animal tissues composed of an even number of carbon atoms?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 9, 2019, 8:23 pm ad1c9bdddf
Most of the fatty acids in animals are utilized through the process of beta-oxidation. In beta-oxidation the product is ...
Beta-oxidation in animals occurs in matrix of mitochondria. It results in in the production of two carbon compounds acetyl CoA which enters into kreb cycle