Lactic acid is produced from the fermentation of pyruvate, which is the product of glycolysis. This is a side product of glucose breakdown in the absence of oxygen in the system.
A pathway of ATP production that results in the formation of lactic acid is:
A. aerobic catabolism
C. oxidative catabolism
D. glycolytic catabolism
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