Ketone bodies utilized by conversion of
|A||Acetoacetate to acetoacetyl CoA|
|B||Series of changes leads to pyruvate|
|C||Alpha ketoglutaric acid|
a. Ketone bodies Acetoacetate and 3-Hydrobutyrate serve as a fuel for extrahepatic tissues
b. Liver forms ketone bodies but cannot utilize it.
c. Main pathway of utilization of ketone bodies in extrahepatic tissues → Activation of Aceto acetate to Acetoacetyl CoA: - as follows: -