Sign Up for a Free Account

This is an image preview.
Start a Free Account
to view the full image.

  • Nearly 3,000 illustrations, including video clips of neurologic disorders.

  • Every article is reviewed by our esteemed Editorial Board for accuracy and currency.

  • Full spectrum of neurology in 1,200 comprehensive articles.

  • Listen to MedLink on the go with Audio versions of each article.

Peroxisomal fatty acid beta-oxidation pathways

General structures of substrates and intermediates in the degradation of fatty acids in peroxisomes are shown. Required cofactors are shown in the center, and enzymes are in boxes. Pathways and enzymes for catabolism of both straight-chain fatty acids (eg; VLCFA) and alpha-methyl branched-chain acids are compared. (Contributed by Dr. Paul Watkins.)

Related Media