KVPY Sample Paper KVPY Stream-SX Model Paper-21

  • question_answer
    In which one of the following reactions, oxidative decarboxylation does not occur?

    A) Malic acid \[\to \]Pyruvic acid

    B) Pyruvic acid \[\to \]Acetyl Co-A

    C) Glyceraldehyde\[\to \]1, 3-bisphosphoglyceric acids-3-phosphate

    D) a-ketoglutaric acid\[\to \]Succinyl Co-A

    Correct Answer: C

    Solution :

    The reaction given, i.e. glyceraldehyde-3-phosphate \[\to \]1, 3 bisphosphoglyceric acid is the step of glycolysis and it does not undergo decarboxylation.

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