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    Flow of carbon atom from triacylglycerols to glucose

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    Although animals do not have glyoxylate cycle its is still possible to find radioactively labelled carbon atoms from triacylglycerols incorporated into glucose.

    What are the reasons for this to occur?

    And if we have to make a flow diagram to show this...how will the series of reaction take place.

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    Triacyglycerols in animls are hydrolysed by enzyme lipase to form fatty acids and glycerol. Fatty acids is ...

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    Triacyglycerols in animls are hydrolysed by enzyme lipase to form fatty acids and glycerol. Fatty acids is oxidized by beta-oxidation in mitochondrail matrix.

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