How much energy, in the form of ATP, is obtained from b-oxidation of 1 mol of linoleic acid?

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2021-05-06T08:49:23-0400

From the Beta oxidation process: The P/O ratios, which give the number of ATP produced per molecule, are 1.5 for FADH 2, 2.5 for NADH, and 10 for acetyl-CoA. Thus, the total ATP produced can be calculated as follows: Therefore, the total ATP yield of oxidation of palmitic acid is 106 ATP.

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