Problem: A pathway of ATP production that results in the formation of lactic acid is:A. aerobic catabolismB. anabolismC. oxidative catabolismD. glycolytic catabolism

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Lactic acid is produced from the fermentation of pyruvate, which is the product of glycolysis. This is a side product of glucose breakdown in the absence of oxygen in the system.

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A pathway of ATP production that results in the formation of lactic acid is:

A. aerobic catabolism

B. anabolism

C. oxidative catabolism

D. glycolytic catabolism

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