Palmitoyl-CoA

Palmitoyl-CoA

Palmitoyl-CoA
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Properties
C37H66N7O17P3S
Molar mass 1004.94 g/mol
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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Palmitoyl-CoA is an acyl-CoA thioester used in the biosynthesis of sphingosine:[1][2]

Sphingosine synthesis

Palmitoyl-CoA is part of the carnitine shuttle system, which transports other fatty acyl-CoA molecules into the mitochondria for β-oxidation.

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References

  1. ^ Brady, R.N., DiMari, S.J. and Snell, E.E. (1969). "Biosynthesis of sphingolipid bases. 3. Isolation and characterization of ketonic intermediates in the synthesis of sphingosine and dihydrosphingosine by cell-free extracts of Hansenula ciferri". J. Biol. Chem. 244: 491–496.  
  2. ^ Stoffel, W., Le Kim, D. and Sticht, G. (1968). "Biosynthesis of dihydrosphingosine in vitro". Hoppe-Seyler's Z. Physiol. Chem. 349: 664–670.