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Which of the Following Increases in Muscle Cells When They Are Lacking in Oxygen? (A) Carbon Dioxide (B) Lactose (C) Lactic Acid (D) Uric Acid - Science

Which of the following increases in muscle cells when they are lacking in oxygen?

(a) carbon dioxide
(b) lactose
(c) lactic acid
(d) uric acid

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Solution

(c) lactic acid

In the muscle cells that lack oxygen, concentration of lactic acid is increased. This is because, here, anaerobic respiration takes place in which glucose is converted into lactic acid with the release of a small amount of energy.

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Lakhmir Singh Class 10 Biology (Science)
Chapter 1 Life Processes
Q 57 | Page 49
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