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Concept: Chemiosmosis

Problem: In liver cells, the innermitochondrial membranes areapproximately five times the surface area of the outer mitochondrial membranes. What is the most likely consequence.A. It allows for an increased rate of glycolysisB. It increases the surface area for susbtrate-level phosphorylationC. It increases the surface area for oxidative phosphorylationD. It allows for an increased rate of the citric acid cycle

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The surface of the mitochondria is the site of ATP production through the electron transport chain. The reduced coenzymes from earlier stages of metabolism are used as electron carriers towards this organelle.

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In liver cells, the innermitochondrial membranes areapproximately five times the surface area of the outer mitochondrial membranes. What is the most likely consequence.

A. It allows for an increased rate of glycolysis

B. It increases the surface area for susbtrate-level phosphorylation

C. It increases the surface area for oxidative phosphorylation

D. It allows for an increased rate of the citric acid cycle

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