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A– Acetyl CoA
A– Acetoacetyl CoA
H– HMG CoA
P– 3-Phospho 5-pyrophosphomevalonate
I– Isopentenyl pyrophosphate
D– Dimethyl allyl pyrophosphate
G– Geranyl pyrophosphate
F– Farsenyl pyrophosphate
A few other important points:
Cholesterol has 27 carbon atoms. Cholesterol synthesis takes place mainly in the liver. The enzymes for cholesterol synthesis are in the cytosol. The rate limiting enzyme is HMG CoA reductase.