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Energy Span of the Respiratory Chain: Electron transfer in the mitochondrial respiratory chain may be represented by the net reaction equation:

NADH + H+ + ½ O2 H2O + NAD+

(a) Calculate the value of ∆E'0 for the net reaction of mitochondrial electron transfer. Use E'0 values from table below.
(b) Calculate ∆G'0 for this reaction.
(c) How many ATP molecules can theoretically be generated by this reaction if the free energy of ATP synthesis under cellular conditions is 52kj/mol?

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Energy Span of the Respiratory Chain: Electron transfer in the mitochondrial respiratory chain may be represented by the net reaction equation:

NADH + H+ + ½ O2 H2O + NAD+

(a) Calculate the value of ∆E'0 for the ...

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