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

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 that ...

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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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