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During deficiency of oxygen in tissues of human beings, pyruvic acid is converted into lactic acid in the

(A) cytoplasm

(B) chloroplast

(C) mitochondria

(D) golgi body

 

Answer

During deficiency of oxygen, anaerobic respiration takes place and pyruvic acid is broken down into lactic acid. 

  • Anaerobic Respiration takes place inside the cytoplasm of a cell.

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So, the correct answer is (a)

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