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    Oxidation of Succinate and Malate

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    Why is the oxidation of succinate to fumarate only associated with the production of two ATPs during oxidative phosphorylation, whereas the oxidation of malate to oxaloacetate is associated with the production of three ATPs?

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    The oxidation of succinate to fumarate is only associated with the production of two ATPs during oxidative phosphorylation, whereas the oxidation of malate to oxaloacetate is associated with the production of three ATPs bccause they ...

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    This solution explains why the oxidation of malate to oxaloacetate and succinate to fumarate respectively produces three ATPs and two ATPS.

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