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Conversion of amino acids to fatty acids

Handbook of Physiology, Adipose Tissue

  1. D. D. Feller

Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/cphy.cp050137

Comprehensive Physiology

Comprehensive Physiology

How to Cite

Feller, D. D. 2011. Conversion of amino acids to fatty acids. Comprehensive Physiology. 363–373.

Author Information

  1. Physiology Branch, Ames Research Center, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Moffett Field, California

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

Abstract

The sections in this article are:

  • 1
    Glycine
  • 2
    Alanine
  • 3
    Aliphatic Branched-Chain Amino Acids
    • 3.1
      Valine
    • 3.2
      Leucine
    • 3.3
      Isoleucine
  • 4
    Aromatic Amino Acids
    • 4.1
      Phenylalanine, Tyrosine and Tryptophan
  • 5
    β-Hydroxyamino Acids
    • 5.1
      Serine
    • 5.2
      Threonine
    • 5.3
      Methionine
  • 6
    General Considerations