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The free fatty acids then are transported to the mitochondria of the appropriate cells, where they are sequentially broken down to generate an intermediary molecule called acetyl-CoA, which can enter the citric acid cycle that also is involved in glucose metabolism.
In the next step, the ions catalyzed the addition of a carbon molecule to the acetic acid to get three-carbon pyruvic acid, which is another key chemical in the citric acid cycle and also reacts with ammonia to form amino acids, which themselves link up to form proteins.
Intended for non-biochemistry majors who have completed organic chemistry, this textbook describes the structure and dynamics of cellular components, introduces the basic concepts of molecular biology, and explores some aspects of intermediary metabolism, such as carbohydrates, glycolysis, the citric acid cycle, and photosynthesis.