The two major enzymes responsible for fatty acid biosynthesis are the following:
People often put on weight after a period of fasting (dieting) because fasting increases the activity of two major enzymes that are essential for fatty acid biosynthesis.
(i) Name these two enzymes
(ii) Choose one of these enzymes and describe the biochemical reaction/s that it catalyses
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