Name the site(s) of pyruvate synthesis. Also, write the chemical reaction wherein pyruvic acid   ehydrogenase acts as a catalyst.

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The main site for the formation of pyruvate is the cytoplasm of a cell.
pyruvic acid dehydrogenase acts as a catalyst in the decarboxylation of pyruvate, as
shown below:

The reaction of decarboxylation of pyruvate produces Acetyl CoA as a by-product.

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