SAT Subject Biology Practice Question 273: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 273

3. Location of glycolysis in eukaryotes

A. Mitochondria
B. Cytoplasm
C. Pyruvate
D. Lactic acid
E. Glucose

Correct Answer: B


B Eukaryotes possess organelles and as such divide the location of their cellular processes among them. Glycolysis occurs in the cytoplasm, whereas the Krebs cycle and electron transport occur in the mitochondria. As in Question 1, you should have eliminated choices C, D, and E.

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