Palmityl-3-ol CoA

 

Step 3: Oxidation Reaction:

Again, this reaction should be readily recognized as an oxidation of an alcohol by the coenzyme NAD+ to form a ketone on the #3 or beta carbon.

The NAD+ is converted to NADH + H+ which is a direct link to the electron transport chain.. A result of this oxidation reaction is the prdouction of three ATP molecules.

Palmityl-3-one CoA 

Color Codes
C

H

N

O

P

S

Cl

F

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