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See the image below and note the role of ACAT (Acyl Co A cholesterol acyl transferase) in the esterification of cholesterol. Cholesterol is stored in the cell in the form of cholesteryl esters. Esterification involves the coupling of cholesterol with a fatty acid, generally this fatty acid is a-

A. Saturated fatty acid

B. Monounsaturated fatty acid

C. Polyunsaturated fatty acid

D. Dienoic acid

E. Any of the above.

LDL uptake

Figure- LDL uptake and fate of cholesterol.

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