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Acyl-CoA

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  1. To be oxidatively degraded, a fatty acid must first be activated in a two-step reaction catalyzed by acyl-CoA synthetase

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  2. a coenzyme involved in the metabolism of fatty acids

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  3. The CoA is then removed from the chain, carrying two carbons from the chain with it, forming acetyl-CoA

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  4. a temporary compound formed when coenzyme A (CoA) attaches to the end of a long-chain fatty acid, inside living cells

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  5. This is then used in the citric acid cycle to start a chain of reactions, eventually forming many adenosine triphosphate

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