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What is the minimum number of H+ ions required during ATP production?

  1. Aug 21, 2017 #1
    how many minimum number of H+ ions are required during ATP production in citric acid cycle (CAC)?
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  3. Aug 21, 2017 #2


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    Is this question for schoolwork?
  4. Aug 21, 2017 #3
    no it is a scientific question because we know the ATP production through the citric acid cycle
  5. Aug 21, 2017 #4


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    ATP is not produced during the citric acid cycle. ATP is produced through an H+ ion gradient in the electron transport chain.
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