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Why Kreb cycle is also known as citric acid cycle ?


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Due to first stable product as citric acid
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B
First stable product citric acid contain two carboxyl group
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C
First stable product citric acid contain 3-carboxyl group
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D
Citric acid is devoid of any -COOH group
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Solution

The correct option is C First stable product citric acid contain 3-carboxyl group
The first stable product of Krebs cycle is citric acid which has three carboxyl groups. So, Kerb cycle is also known as tricarboxylic acid cycle or citric acid cycle. 
Thus, the correct answer is option A.

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