NEET Zoology Digestion and Absorption Questions Solved


Assertion :       In alcoholic drink, the alcohol is converted into glucose in the liver.           

Reason    :       Liver cells are able to produce glucose from alcohol by back fermentation.

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In liver, alcohol is oxidised into acetaldehyde which is further oxidised into acetate. The latter is converted to acetyl coenzyme A which is used in Krebs' cycle.

                   Ethyl alcohol  Acetaldehyde  Acetate  Acetyl Co A  CO2 + H2O

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