ketolysis


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ketolysis

[kē′täl·ə·səs]
(biochemistry)
Dissolution of ketone bodies.
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As the primary source of acetyl CoA shifts from glycolysis to [beta]-oxidation and ketolysis, this ratio increases, more than doubling for [beta]-oxidation of longerchain fatty acids.
These effects were prevented by inhibition of complex II with 3-nitropropionic acid or malonate, indicating that BHB primarily influences mitochondrial respiration at complex II [112], which is consistent with ketolysis increasing formation of succinate and [FADH.sub.2].
A targeted exome sequencing of 70 genes associated with disorders of ketogenesis, ketolysis, carbohydrate metabolism, fatty acid oxidation defects, and hyperammonaemia did not identify any pathogenic mutations.