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Transport of Acetyl-CoA out of the Mitochondria

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Suppose the body receives a signal that it needs to make more fatty acids. The body is in an energy-rich state and has plenty of acetyl-CoA in the mitochondria.

In what form does the acetyl-CoA cross the mitochondrial membranes to get to the cytosol where it can be used to build fatty acids?

A

Acetyl-CoA .

B

Aspartate.

C

Citrate.

D

Malate.

E

Pyruvate.