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Organic Chemistry 2

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Acetyl CoA Synthesis: Role of Nucleophilic Addition

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The co-factor thiamin diphosphate participates in the first step of the conversion of pyruvate to acetyl coA as one of the following?

A

An electrophile.

B

A ylide.

C

A leaving group.

D

A base.