omega-oxidation


omega-oxidation
Minor metabolic pathway for medium chain-length fatty acids

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • Omega oxidación — La omega oxidación (ω oxidación) es una ruta metabólica del catabolismo de los ácidos grasos, alternativa a la β oxidación; a diferencia de ésta, en la que se oxida el tercer carbono de la cadena (carbono β), contando a partir del extremo… …   Wikipedia Español

  • OMEGA — Ottawa Madison electron gamma algorithm * * * ome·ga or omega ō meg ə, mā gə, esp Brit ō meg ə adj of, relating to, or being a chemical group or position at the end of a molecular chain <omega oxidation of fatty acids> * * * (o maґgə)… …   Medical dictionary

  • Omega-3 fatty acid — For an explanation of n and numerical nomenclature (such as n−3 or 18:3), see Fatty acid#Nomenclature. Types of fats in food Unsaturated fat Monounsaturated fat Polyunsaturated fat Trans fat Cis fat Omega fatty acids: ω−3 ω−6 ω−9 Saturated fat… …   Wikipedia

  • oxidation — 1. Combination with oxygen. 2. Increasing the valence of an atom or ion by the loss from it of hydrogen or of one or more electrons thus rendering it more electropositive, as when iron is changed from the ferrous (2+) to the ferric (3+) state. 3 …   Medical dictionary

  • ω-Oxidation — Übergeordnet Fettsäureoxidation Gene Ontology …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Alpha-Oxidation — Die α Oxidation ist ein alternativer biochemischer Abbaumechanismus für Fettsäuren, der zum Einsatz kommt, wenn die normalerweise angewandte β Oxidation unmöglich ist. Dies ist der Fall, wenn eine Methylgruppe am Cβ deren 3. Schritt, die… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Α-Oxidation — Die α Oxidation ist ein alternativer biochemischer Abbaumechanismus für Fettsäuren, der zum Einsatz kommt, wenn die normalerweise angewandte β Oxidation unmöglich ist. Dies ist der Fall, wenn eine Methylgruppe am Cβ deren 3. Schritt, die… …   Deutsch Wikipedia


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