Name the site (s) of pyruvate synthesis.
Question:

Name the site (s) of pyruvate synthesis. Also, write the chemical reaction wherein pyruvic acid dehydrogenase acts as a catalyst.

Solution:

The site of pyruvate synthesis is Cytoplasm in the cell.

Pyruvate dehydrogenase → Pyruvic acid + CoA + NAD+ Acetyl CoA + CO2 + NADH + H+

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