The metabolite that is regarded as the dead end in glycolysis


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The metabolite that is regarded as the dead end in glycolysis

    1. Pyruvate
    1. Lactate
    1. 2,3-bisphosphoglycerate
    1. 3-phosphoglycerate

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  • Unlike pyruvate which is converted to acetyl CoA to enter into krebs cycle, lactate cannot be further utilized by further metabolic pathways.
  • Thus, lactate can be regarded as dead end in glycolysis.