Number ATP to make 1 fatty acid from precursory lipids (palmitic acid) and glycerol
|Bacteria Escherichia coli
|The chemistry of life, Steven Rose, pp. 206, 4th ed.
|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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