Description : What are the major differences between fatty acid synthesis and beta oxidation of fatty acid?
Last Answer : Beta oxidation is taking place in mitochondria, fatty acid synthesis is in cytoplasm. Oxidation enzymes are independent, synthetic enzymes are grouped as a multi-enzyme complex. During oxidation, 2 carbon units ... malonyl CoA. For oxidation, NAD and FAD are necessary, for synthesis, NADPH is used.