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Unformatted text preview: 4. Lactate dehydrogenase therefore provides a temporary storage on lactate of the electron pair generated in step #6. 5. After exercise, the lactate dehydrogenase reaction is reversed, and the excess lactate is converted back to pyruvate plus NADH. The excess NADH produced in this process is then oxidized to NAD+ by oxygen. The excess oxygen consumed in this process is called the oxygen debt....
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