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    Beta-Oxidation of Fatty Acids

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    Why are most of the fatty acids found in animal tissues composed of an even number of carbon atoms?

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    Most of the fatty acids in animals are utilized through the process of beta-oxidation. In beta-oxidation the product is ...

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    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

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