This note covers the
following topics: Significance of Fatty Acid Metabolism, Acetyl CoA, General
Features of Fatty Acid Structure, Nomenclature, De novo Synthesis of Fatty
Acids, Modification of Dietary and Endogenous Fatty Acids, Mobilization and
Transport of Adipose Fatty Acid, Fatty Acid Activation and Transport into the
Mitochondria, Mitochondrial beta-oxidation, Synthesis and Utilization of Ketone
Bodies and Overall Regulation of Fatty Acid Metabolism.
Author(s): James Baggott and Sharon E.Dennis