Give scientific reason. Kreb's cycle is also known as citric acid cycle. - Science and Technology 2

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Give scientific reason.

Kreb's cycle is also known as citric acid cycle.

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  1. Acetyl-CoA (2 carbon compound) enters the mitochondria to combine with oxaloacetic acid (4 carbon compound) and form a six-carbon compound i.e., citric acid.
  2. Since citric acid is the first stable compound formed, Krebs cycle is also called the citric acid cycle.
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Chapter 2: Life Processes in Living Organisms Part - 1 - Give scientific reasons

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