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Lactate dehydrogenase is an enzyme that catalyzes the reaction shown.

$$\text{pyruvate} \space +\space \text{NADH} \space \xrightarrow [ ]{ } \text{ lactate} \space +\space NAD^+$$

In this reaction, the ketone functional group of pyruvate is converted to the alcohol functional group of lactate.

Based on the type of reaction that it catalyzes, lactate dehydrogenase is
Select Option a hydrolasea lyasea ligasean isomerasea transferasean oxidoreductase
enzyme. In the reaction, the pyruvate is
Select Option oxidized reducedneither oxidized nor reduced hydrolyzed
while the NADH is
Select Option oxidizedreducedneither oxidized nor reduced hydrolyzed
. $NAD^+$ is the active co- factor for this enzyme and it is made from the vitamin known as
Select Option riboflavinVitamin CVitamin Kniacin
.
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