omega-oxidation

Minor metabolic pathway for medium chain-length fatty acids

omega-oxidation

Oxidation at the carbon atom farthest removed (ω-carbon) from the carboxyl group (carbon 1); thus, in this pathway, a dicarboxylic acid is formed; an important pathway in the degradation of prostaglandins. ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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omega-oxidation

Type: Term Definitions: 1. oxidation at the carbon atom farthest removed (ω-carbon) from the carboxyl group (carbon 1); thus, in this pathway, a dicarboxylic acid is formed; an important pathway in the degradation of prostaglandins.
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