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During conversion of pyruvic acid into acetyl Co-A, pyruvic acid is

a)

Oxidized

b)

Reduced

c)

Isomerized

d)

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Question ID - 4912 | Toppr Answer

During conversion of pyruvic acid into acetyl Co-A, pyruvic acid is

a)

Oxidized

b)

Reduced

c)

Isomerized

d)

Condensed

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Answer Key : (a) -

(a)

Pyruvic acid forms as a result of glycolysis in cytoplasm of cell. Oxidation of pyruvic acid into acetyl Co-A begins the citric acid cycle (Krebs’ cycle) in mitochondria.



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