Which of the following is most abundant end product of fatty acid synthesis

Which of the following is most abundant
end product of fatty acid synthesis -
a) Oleic acid
b) Palmitic acid
c) Arachidonic acid
d) Glucose
Correct Answer - B
Answer: B. Palmitic acid
Fatty acid are synthesized by extramitochondrial system.
This system is present in many tissues including liver kidney brain
lung mammary gland and adipose tissues.
Acetyl CoA is immediate substrate.
The end products of this synthesis are usually the saturated fatty
acidspalmitate and stearate with the latter predominating