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Problem: Which of the following are components of animal fatty acid synthase (FAS)? Select all that apply.A. enoyl-CoA hydrataseB. β-ketoacyl-ACP reductaseC. acyl-CoA dehydrogenaseD. β-hydroxyacyl-ACP dehydrataseE. malonyl-CoA-acetyl-CoA-ACP transacylase (MAT)F. β-enoyl-ACP reductase 

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Fatty Acid Synthesis: follows 4 reactions

1. Condensation of acetyl-CoA with malonyl

2. Reduction of carbonyl group to hydroxyl group

3. Dehydration to form a α,β-double bond

4. Reduction of double bond

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Which of the following are components of animal fatty acid synthase (FAS)? Select all that apply.


A. enoyl-CoA hydratase

B. β-ketoacyl-ACP reductase

C. acyl-CoA dehydrogenase

D. β-hydroxyacyl-ACP dehydratase

E. malonyl-CoA-acetyl-CoA-ACP transacylase (MAT)

F. β-enoyl-ACP reductase 

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