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Which of the metabolites is common to respiration-mediated breakdown of fats, carbohydrates and proteins?

Option: 1


Option: 2


Option: 3

Pyruvic acid

Option: 4

Acetyl Co-A

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Acetyl Co-A is common in respiration mediated breakdown of fats, carbohydrates, and proteins. It is an integral part of many cellular processes. It provides carbon atom required for the citric acid cycle. It is produced via glycolysis (breakdown of carbohydrates), gluconeogenesis (breakdown of protein) and fatty acid oxidation.

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