[Solved] What Is the Function of Malonyl ACP in the Biosynthesis

Question 45
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Question 45

What is the function of malonyl ACP in the biosynthesis of fatty acids?

A)to oxidize the β-carbon of the growing fatty acid chain
B)to add two-carbon units to the growing fatty acid chain
C)to shorten the fatty acid chain by two-carbon units
D)to isomerize the trans double bonds in fatty acids to cis double bonds
E)None of these are correct; malonyl ACP is used in β-oxidation of fatty acids.

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