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Phosphoric Acid Chemistry

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Phosphoric acid is an integral part of some of the most important biomolecules in our body.

Reaction 1

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Reaction 1 depicts the conversion of phosphoenol pyruvate to pyruvate.

Phosphate is a part of many high-energy compounds in biological systems. Examples include ATP (adenosine triphosphate)) and GTP (guanosine triphosphate).

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Reaction 1 can be best described as a:

A Reduction reaction
B Dehydration reaction
C Dehydrohalogenation reaction
D Hydrolysis reaction
Ans. D The given reaction is a hydrolysis reaction.

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