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Which of the following does not occur in mitochondria?

 # Which of the following does not occur in mitochondria?
A. TCA
B. HMP shunt
C. Urea cycle
D. Beta oxidation of fatty acids



The correct answer is B. HMP shunt.

HMP shunt or hexose monophosphate pathway or pentose phosphate pathway (PPP) or phosphogluconate pathway : for oxidation of glucose as an alternative pathway to glycolysis and TCA cycle. Enzymes for HMO shunt are located in cytosol/cytoplasm.

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