The oxidation - electrons in a system referred to as the...

Info iconThis preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
The oxidation-reduction reactions performed by the coenzymes and  other molecules are essential to the energy metabolism of the cell.  Other   molecules   participating   in   this   energy   reaction   are   called  cytochromes.   Together   with   the   coenzymes,   cytochromes   accept   and   release 
Background image of page 1
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: electrons in a system referred to as the electron transport system. The passage of energy-rich electrons among cytochromes and coenzymes drains the energy from the electrons to form ATP from ADP and phosphate ions....
View Full Document

Ask a homework question - tutors are online