etransportdefs - . This process, respiration , takes place...

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ELECTRON TRANSPORT SYSTEM Electron transport is the process where pairs of hydrogen atoms taken from intermediates of the citric acid cycle, or other reduced substrates, are transfered to electron carriers in the respiratory chain , and ultimately shuttled to molecular oxygen with the concurrent formation of ATP by oxidative phosphorylation
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Unformatted text preview: . This process, respiration , takes place on the inner membrane of mitochondria in eukaryotic cells, or on the inner plasma membrane of prokaryotic cells. The energy released in the respiratory chain generates a proton gradient across the membrane which drives ATP synthesis through chemiosmotic coupling ....
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