Glucose,C6H12O6, is a simple sugar that the body metabolizes into two molecules of pyruvic acid, C3H4O3. Is the glucose oxidized or reduced as it transforms into pyruvic acid?   a. Glucose is neither oxidized nor reduced as it transforms into pyruvic acid. b. The glucose is oxidized. c. The glucose is reduced. d. Parts of the glucose molecule are oxidized while others are reduced.

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Glucose,C6H12O6, is a simple sugar that the body metabolizes into two molecules of pyruvic acid, C3H4O3. Is the glucose oxidized or reduced as it transforms into pyruvic acid?
 
a. Glucose is neither oxidized nor reduced as it transforms into pyruvic acid.
b. The glucose is oxidized.
c. The glucose is reduced.
d. Parts of the glucose molecule are oxidized while others are reduced.

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