Q: About the Total Oxidation of a Fatty Acid (LM-11)


 

CH3-(CH2)8-COOH

 

 

 The number of moles of reduced cofactors produced by the complete oxidation of 1 mol of capric acid to CO2 and water will be closest to which of the following?

 

a) 5 moles of  FADH2 and 10 moles of NADH.H+

 

b) 10 moles of  FADH2 and 10 moles of NADH.H+

 

c) 10 moles of  FADH2 and 15 moles of  NADH.H+

 

d) 10 moles of  FADH2 and 20 moles of  NADH.H+

 

e) 20 moles of  FADH2 and 20 moles of  NADH.H+

 

 

 

 

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