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Decarboxylation of pyruvate group takes place in the ________________

(a) outer mitochondrial membrane

(b) inner mitochondrial membrane

(c) mitochondrial matrix

(d) cytosol

The question was posed to me by my school teacher while I was bunking the class.

My question is based upon Aerobic Respiration in chapter Nucleus & Aerobic Respiration of Cell Biology

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Right option is (d) cytosol

For explanation I would say: The process of converting pyruvate to cellular energy molecules is known as the Krebs cycle. This process decarboxylates pyruvate using enzymes present in the mitochondrial matrix.

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