Ketone bodies synthesis and degradation (WP898)
Ketone bodies are three water-soluble compounds that are produced as by-products when fatty acids are broken down for energy in the liver and kidney. They are used as a source of energy in the heart and brain. In the brain, they are a vital source of energy during fasting. Source: [[wikipedia:Ketone_bodies|Wikipedia]]
AuthorsThomas Kelder , Egon Willighagen , Kristina Hanspers , Daniela Digles , Zhu.lu , and Eric Weitz
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Pathway Ontologyketone bodies metabolic pathway