Problem: Which statement below best explains why fermentation occurs in mammals?a. it enables mammals to generate additional ATP in an oxygen-rich environment.b. it produces an acid that maintains blood pH within a narrow range.c. it generates ethanol, which can be used as an alternative source of energy.d. it allows glycolysis to continue under anaerobic conditions by replenishing NAD+e. It breaks down lactic acid to generate a small amount of ATP under anaerobic conditions.

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Which statement below best explains why fermentation occurs in mammals?

a. it enables mammals to generate additional ATP in an oxygen-rich environment.

b. it produces an acid that maintains blood pH within a narrow range.

c. it generates ethanol, which can be used as an alternative source of energy.

d. it allows glycolysis to continue under anaerobic conditions by replenishing NAD+

e. It breaks down lactic acid to generate a small amount of ATP under anaerobic conditions.