Problem: Pyruvate A) is the molecule that starts the citric acid cycle. B) is the end product of oxidative phosphorylation. C) is the end product of chemiosmosis. D) is the end product of glycolysis.

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Glycolysis: Oxidation of glucose into 3-carbon molecules

Overall reaction: Glucose (C6)+ 2 NAD+ + 2 ADP + Pi → 2 Pyruvate (C3) + 2 NADH + 2 ATP + 2 H2O + 4 H+

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Pyruvate 

A) is the molecule that starts the citric acid cycle. 

B) is the end product of oxidative phosphorylation. 

C) is the end product of chemiosmosis. 

D) is the end product of glycolysis.

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