The Biochemistry of Movement > 9.7.6. Fats are oxidised to release energy in cells > The Oxidation of Long-Chain Fatty Acids in Tissues >
Identify the importance of the oxidation of long-chain fatty acids in tissues
- Oxidation of long chain fatty acids is important because they are a long-term supply of energy and provide much more energy per mol than glucose. The oxidation allows the energy to be more easily utilised.