Question: a calculate the number of fadh2 nadh and acetyl coa...
a) Calculate the number of FADH2, NADH, and acetyl CoA molecules produced when a molecule of palmitate (16 Cs) is degraded by beta-oxidation. (2pts)
b) Following complete oxidation of the acetyl CoA molecules in the citric acid cycle and electron transport to oxygen, how many ATP will be produced from 1 palmitate? Be sure to show the source of all of your ATP and calculations. (Don’t forget to include all the products of beta-oxidation as well as the TCA cycle). (5pts)