What kind of reaction is the first reaction in fatty acid synthesis (after ACP has been added)? What is its purpose, what powers it and what size molecule is produced?
What electron carrier is used in the second reaction in fatty acid synthesis?
In what kind of pathways are NADPH and NADH primarly used?
What kind of reaction is the third reaction in fatty acid synthesis? What is the purpose of it?
What kind of reaction is the final reaction in fatty acid synthesis?
Why does the fatty acid synthesis pathway continue?
What is the longest FA chain that can be produced from this pathway?
What are the four reactions in the fatty acid synthesis pathway?
Which reaction is the commited, rate limiting step in fatty acid synthesis?
What kind of reaction is the first reaction in fatty acid synthesis? Does it use ATP?
What is the first regulatory point in fatty acid synthesis?
How can fatty acids longer than 16C be made?
What enzyme is used to make unsaturated fatty acids?
What is the maximum number of double bonds that can be produced in the body (in a fatty acid)?
How does the body get fatty acid chains with more than 9 double bonds? What are 2 examples?
What are eicosanoid hormones?
What are the two ways in which acetyl CoA Carboxylase is regulated?
What is the result of phosphorylating the enzyme acetyl CoA Carboxylase? Does this reaction require ATP?
Give an example of an eicosanoid hormone and what is it derived from.
How is acetyl CoA carboxylase regulated allosterically?
Why does allosteric binding of citrate cause partial reactivation of the enzyme acetyl CoA carboxylase?
What is the purpose of arachidonic acid?
Aspirin inhibits the production of various molecules from arachidonic acid. Which of the following does it NOT inhibit: prostaglandins, thromboxanes, prostacyclin, leukotines?
True or false: all substrates in fatty acid synthesis are bound to ACP?
What does ACP stand for?
What is fatty acid synthase? Where in the cell can it be found?