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    Mitochondrion couples fall of e-s in ETC to ATP synthesis

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    How does the mitochondrion couple the fall of the electrons in the electron transport chain to ATP synthesis?

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    The answer is a mechanism called chemiosmosis.

    - In the electron transport chain, the electrons move from molecule to molecule until they combine with molecular oxygen and hydrogen ions to form water.

    - As they are passed along the chain, the energy carried by these electrons is transformed in the mitochondrion into a form ...

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    This solution explains how the mitochondrion couple the fall of the electrons in the electron transport chain to ATP synthesis.

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