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Omega oxidation



Omega-oxidation is the process by which the omega-carbon of a medium chain fatty acid is oxidized to an acid.

Additional recommended knowledge

This product can be fed into the beta-oxidation pathway and metabolized from both ends.

It occurs in the endoplasmic reticulum.

 
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