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Problem:  When pyruvate molecules enter the mitochondrion during cellular respiration, they react to formA. ethyl alcohol and ATP B. acetyl-CoA and carbon dioxide C. glucose and carbon dioxide D. lactic acid and NAD+

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Pyruvate Decarboxylation: pyruvate from glycolysis is oxidized to form acetyl-CoA

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 When pyruvate molecules enter the mitochondrion during cellular respiration, they react to form

A. ethyl alcohol and ATP 

B. acetyl-CoA and carbon dioxide 

C. glucose and carbon dioxide 

D. lactic acid and NAD+

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