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2008-06-04 19:32:47
2008-06-04 19:32:47

Pyruvic acid comes from the glycolysis of glucose.

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pyruvic acid is then converted to lactic acid

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No pyruvic acid releases energy.

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Pyruvic acid supplies energy to living sells.

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why pyruvic acid do not move as it is in krebs cycle

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Pyruvic acid can be further reduced without the presence of oxygen using anaerobic respiration. Pyruvic acid is reduced to lactic acid in this process.

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The end product of the breakdown of pyruvic acid occur in acetyl-CoA. The breakdown of pyruvic acid related tot he citric acid cycle is the first thing added to citric acid cycle.

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Nothing, pyruvic acid is the primary substrate used in gluconeogenesis or reverse glycolysis.

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Glycolysis is the breakdown of glucose to give pyruvic acid and energy. Pyruvic acid is then used for different reactions, the most important one being Kreb's cycle.

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Pyruvic acid is more reduced than lactic acid. This is because yruvic acid contains carboxylic acid and a ketone to oxaloacetate.

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Pyruvic acid is the end product of glycolysis that enters the mitochondria for the Kreb's cycle. Pyruvic acid however does not enter the mitochondria in the acid form; instead it enters in the form of salts and as the anionic pyruvate.

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What is the conversion of pyruvic acid to carbon dioxide and ethanol called?

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The process by which glucose is broken down into pyruvic acid is called glycolysis.

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Pyruvic acid cycle does enter the Krebs cycle and is turned into acetyl coenzyme A.

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glucose firstly converts into pyruvic acid. Pyruvic acid or pyruvate is further reduced to lactic acid. Here no evolution of CO2 takes place

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Pyruvic acid is formed in glycolysis.

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How is pyruvic acid used in the Kreb's cycle? the krebs cycle uses the two molecules of pyruvic acid formed in glycolysis and yields high energy molecules of NDA & FADH & ATP

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When pyruvic acid is converted into lactic acid, the process is called anaerobic synthesis. This process occurs during strenuous exercise.

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The breakdown of pyruvic acid is usually accomplished by a series of reactions. Citric acid is usually the 1st compounds formed by these reactions.

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This is false. Pyruvic acid is converted to acetic acid prior to the krebs cycle.


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