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Problem: The following statements concern the relationship between mitochondrial hydrogen ion concentration and energy storage as ATP during oxidative phosphorylation. Classify each statement as either accurate or inaccurate.

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Proton-motive Force (pmf): refers to ΔG stored in a proton gradient; has two components:

1. Chemical potential energy (ΔpH) - difference in H+ concentration across the membrane

2. Electrical potential energy (Δψ) -results from charge imbalance when H+ is transferred without a counter ion


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The following statements concern the relationship between mitochondrial hydrogen ion concentration and energy storage as ATP during oxidative phosphorylation. Classify each statement as either accurate or inaccurate.


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