The escaping protons

The escaping - of chemicals(in this case protons across a semipermeable membrane Because chemiosmosis occurs in mitochondria and chloroplasts these

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The escaping protons release their energy in this motion.  This energy is used by enzymes to unite ADP with phosphate ions to  form ATP.  The   energy   is   trapped   in   the   high-energy   bond   of   ATP   by   this  process, and the ATP molecules are made available to perform cell  work.  The movement of protons is chemiosmosis because it is a movement 
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Unformatted text preview: of chemicals (in this case protons) across a semipermeable membrane. Because chemiosmosis occurs in mitochondria and chloroplasts, these organelles play an essential role in the cell's energy metabolism....
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This note was uploaded on 12/10/2011 for the course BIOLOGY bi 101 taught by Professor - during the Fall '10 term at Montgomery.

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