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Triglyceride and Fatty Acid Metabolism

Absorption and Transport of Lipids

Lipid Entry into Cells

Fatty Acid b -oxidation – occurs in mitochondria

Ketone Body Synthesis – another use for fatty acids, occurs in liver mitochondria

Fatty Acid Biosynthesis – occurs in cytosol of adipose tissue and liver

Fatty Acid Modification – elongation or desaturation

Triglyceride Synthesis