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What is the input/output of the Electron Transport Chain?

What is the input/output of the Electron Transport Chain?<br/>

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Asked by Cjsmith, Last updated: Jan 14, 2021

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B. Denton

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Answered Sep 30, 2020

You have to understand that the electron transport chain will be able to yield three ATP molecules. The input of the electron transport chain is going to be NADH+FADH2. This is where the ATP will start. This will end with 34 or 36 ATP.

The electron transport chain is known to be a series of complex procedures that will make sure that electrons (electron donors and electron acceptors) will go through reduction and oxidation. This will make sure that the body will be getting enough proteins.

There are some that would need more protein as compared to the others. Take note that ATP, the end product, is used for metabolic processes.

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R. Tanner

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Answered Sep 25, 2020

The input and output of the electron transport chain are NADH + FADH2 for the input, and 34 or 36 ATP for the output. The electron transport chain is the last stage of cellular respiration. Electron Transport Chain can be abbreviated into ETC sometimes. You can find the ETC inside the mitochondrion.

It is an aerobic process, which means that it needs the energy to perform its functions. This transport chain of electron takes place in the cristae of the mitochondria's inner membrane. In this particular step of cellular respiration, NADH and FADH2 carry electrons and drop them off from the citric acid cycle.

When the electrons are dropped off, it gives a chance for the formation of a large amount of ATP molecules. As a matter of fact, 34 ATP is definitely produced. The electron transport chain converts oxygen directly to water after usage, which shows that it is directly aerobic.

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Answered Sep 23, 2020

The input of the electron transport chain is NADH+FADH2. The production will be 34 or 36 ATP. The function of the electron transport chain is to deliver a transmembrane proton electrochemical gradient because of the redox reactions.

The acts of the electron transport chain involve NADH and FADH, which act as electron transporters as they drift through the inner membrane space. In complicated 1, electrons travel from NADH to the electron transport chain, where they flow through the remaining complexes.

NADH is oxidized to NAD in this course. The electron transport chain helps derive energy from certain situations. The electron transport chain entails a sequence of redox reactions that depend on protein complexes to move electrons from a donor molecule to an acceptor molecule. The purpose of the chain is to facilitate chemical energy.

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Answered Sep 20, 2020

Some people can become a bit confused with the input and output of the electron transport chain. You should know now that the input is NADH+FADH2. Now that you already know the input, the output is going to be 34 or 36 ATP. The electron transport chain will be very effective in getting the right amount of energy from the different types of situations that are available.

The electron transport chain is also known as respiration. This is something that a lot of living things would need in order to keep on living. If people would not be able to breathe as well as other animals, then it will be hard to continue living.

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J. Emmerich

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Answered Oct 24, 2018

The electric transport chain will start with NADH+FADH2. The output will be 34 or 36 ATP. The electron transport chain is known to be important because this is the process that occurs during a redox reaction. What happens is that the carriers will provide not only electrons but also protons to electron carrier proteins. If this would not take place, certain processes will not be possible.

There are different living organisms that would have to go through this process otherwise, this can become a problem in the long run. In most electron transport chains, the final acceptor is usually oxygen.

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M. Kennedy

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Answered Aug 29, 2018

The electron transport chain is known to be a complicated process that electrons go through to ensure that the chemical bonds that will be formed are strong. The input of the electron transport chain is NADH+FADH2. The output will be 34 or 36 ATP. There are moments when the electron transport chain is effective in getting energy from certain situations.

For example, this occurs during photosynthesis when sunlight reaches the plant. There are various molecules that are made to provide and accept the electrons in order to achieve the needed reaction. Take note that some electron transport chain reactions may not go as planned and it may lead to oxidative stress.

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John Adney

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Answered Oct 05, 2017

10 NADH (2 from Glycolysis, 2 from Pyruvate oxidation, and 6 from Citric Acid Cycle), 2 FADH2 (From Citric Acid Cycle), and 4 ATP (From Glycolysis and Citric Acid Cycle).

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cjsmith

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Answered Oct 06, 2017

NADH+FADH2/ 34 or 36 ATP
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