The protons - compartments of mitochondria and...

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The protons build up dramatically within the compartment, finally  reaching an enormous number.  The energy released from the electrons during the electron transport  system pumps the protons. After   large   numbers   of   protons   have   gathered   within   the 
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Unformatted text preview: compartments of mitochondria and chloroplasts, they suddenly reverse their directions and escape back across the membranes and out of the compartments....
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