Oxidative phosphorylation


Oxidative Phosphorylation

Final stage of aerobic respiration.

  • Reduced NAD and reduced FAD are reoxydised when they deliver their hydrogen atoms to the ETC.
  • the hydrogen atoms split becoming H+ (Proton) and H-(Electron)
  • protons go into solution in the mitochondrial matrix.
  • Electrons pass along the chain of electron carriers . Each electron carrier protein contains an iron ion, they become


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