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Acetyl CoA

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Which of the following compounds cannot be converted to glucose?

Fatty Acids.

Before fats can be metabolized in aerobic cellular respiration they must be converted to?

Fatty acids and glycerol.

Approximately what percentage of triglycerides CANNOT be converted to glucose?

triglycerides consist of 3 fatty acids and glycerol. because fatty acids break down to acetyl CoA they cannot be made into glucose. the glycerol portion of a triglyceride can be converted to pyruvate and thus yield glucose. and glycerol is about 5% of a triglyceride molecule. So the answer is 95% of a triglyceride (fatty acid) cannot be converted to glucose.

What is the most common building blocks of lipids?

Fatty acids and glycerol

Distinguish between saturated fatty acids and saturated fatty acids?

There is no difference between saturated fatty acids and saturated fatty acids. If you meant saturated fatty acids and UNsaturated fatty acids, then the unsaturated ones are the ones with double (or, theoretically, triple) bonds in the carbon chain.

How are omega-6 fatty acids taken?

Omega-6 fatty acids may be consumed either as linoleic acid in oils that contain high levels of linoleic acid, or in the converted form, GLA, in dietary supplements.

What are unsaturated fatty acids?

Unsaturated fatty acids are fatty acids that have double bonds in their long carbon chains.

What are components of fats?

Fat is made up of fatty acids and glycerol. A triglyceride is formed when a glycerol forms with three fatty acids.

What are the monomers of triglyceride?

1 glycerol and 3 fatty acids so the monomers basically are glycerol and fatty acids

Are essential fatty acids polyunsaturated fatty acids?

Yes, and also monounsaturated fatty acids. The saturated fat is the bad fat.

What are the two essential fatty acids are?

Mono and polyunsaturated fatty acids.

What is sterified fatty acids?

Fatty acids can be sterified to a glycerol molecule.