The inner membranes are somewhat similar to the thylakoid membranes in chloroplasts

The inner membranes are somewhat similar to the thylakoid membranes in chloroplasts

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The inner membranes are somewhat similar to the thylakoid  membranes in chloroplasts.  Located along the cristae are the important enzymes necessary for  the proton pump and for ATP production. Prior to entering the Krebs cycle, the pyruvic acid molecules are 
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Unformatted text preview: altered. Each three-carbon pyruvic acid molecule undergoes conversion to a substance called acetyl-coenzyme A, or acetyl-CoA....
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