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Steroids and Bile Acids: Cholesterol Synthesis

by Kevin Ahern, PhD
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    The lecture Steroids and Bile Acids: Cholesterol Synthesis by Kevin Ahern, PhD is from the course Lipid Metabolism.


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    1. The five carbon building block units are made starting with acetyl-CoA
    2. Thiolase catalyzes the last step in the process
    3. HMG-CoA reductase is allosterically regulated by the body’s statin molecules
    4. Cholesterol is an activator of its own synthesis
    1. Squalene contains five isoprene units
    2. Geranyl-pyrophosphate contains two isoprene units
    3. Farnesyl-pyrophosphate contains three isoprene units
    4. Lanosterol contains six isoprene units
    1. Bile acids
    2. Prostaglandins
    3. Vitamin A
    4. Vitamin E

    Author of lecture Steroids and Bile Acids: Cholesterol Synthesis

     Kevin Ahern, PhD

    Kevin Ahern, PhD


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