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The correct sequence of anaerobic reactions in yeast is


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Anaerobic means in the absence of oxygen. Anaerobic respiration takes places completely in the cytoplasm. 

  • The breakdown of glucose into pyruvate takes place in the cytoplasm
  • Pyruvate breaks down into lactic acid/ethanol in the cytoplasm

Note: Aerobic respiration takes place in the mitochondria. While the breakdown of glucose into pyruvate also takes place in the cytoplasm, Pyruvate breaks down into CO 2 +H 2 O inside mitochondria.

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