B-oxidation

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B-oxidation

the process during the breakdown of a fatty acid by which two-carbon acetyl groups are removed and combined with coenzyme A to form ACETYL-CoA.
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The increased dietary PUFA content would result in increased in vivo beta oxidation of the PUFA and hence reduced fat accretion.
Their catabolic demands are colossally increased while beta oxidation of fatty acids and oxidative phosphorylation are compromised by the presence of propofol in the mitochondria.