Number ATP to make 1 fatty acid from precursory lipids (palmitic acid) and glycerol

Value 4 Unitless
Organism Bacteria Escherichia coli
Reference The chemistry of life, Steven Rose, pp. 206, 4th ed.
Comments On for making glycerphosphate and the other three for CoA derivatives of the fatty acids. This is followed in adipose tissues, in kidney and liver can be done with only 3 ATPs (first step not required)
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