Lipolysis Pathways Quiz

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Where does lipolysis occur?

In the cytosol of adipose cells

What is the fate of glycerol released from triacylglycerol?

Used almost exclusively by the liver to produce glyceraldehyde 3-phosphate

What is the role of carnitine in fatty acid oxidation?

It helps shuttle long-chain fatty acids into the mitochondria

Where does the oxidation of fatty acids occur?


What is the primary product of lipolysis?

Free fatty acids

Test your knowledge of lipid metabolism pathways with this quiz on lipolysis. Explore the cellular processes involved in breaking down fats and the fate of free fatty acids. Challenge yourself to understand the hydrolysis process driven by lipase enzymes.

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