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Hydrogen Acceptor

Any substance that is capable of becoming reduced and accepting hydrogen atoms, which allows the release of energy from such a reaction.hydrogen acceptor --> hydrogen carrier

a molecule that, in conjunction with a tissue enzyme system, carries hydrogen from one metabolite (oxidant) to another (reductant) or to molecular oxygen to form h2o.

Synonym: hydrogen Acceptor.


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NADH

the electrons are passed to another acceptor and hydrogen are released...

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by JackBean
Thu Mar 10, 2011 7:22 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: NADH
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Re: Chloroplast

... moving H+ against a shallower gradient. This can increase the rate of hydrogen ion transport if there is enough electron acceptor available to soak up the electrons from the thylakoid electron transport chain. In ...

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by jonmoulton
Fri Sep 17, 2010 9:31 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Chloroplast
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Cellular respiration question

... more thing that you should keep in mind is that the final electron and hydrogen acceptor is oxygen

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by jwalin
Mon Dec 14, 2009 12:36 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Cellular respiration question
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aerobic and anaerobic glucose degeneration in a cell

... organisms. Aerobic refers to glycolysis in the presence of an electron acceptor and anaerobic refers to glycolysis without an electron acceptor. ... electrons to ETC Complex 1 and 2. Complex 1 uses the electrons to pump hydrogen ions (protons) across the cristae membrane creating a proton gradient. ...

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by Jesse2504
Tue Jun 23, 2009 3:43 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: aerobic and anaerobic glucose degeneration in a cell
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Views: 14394

Photosynthesis Trivia

... energy to chlorophyll a light traps (B.) fix carbon dioxide (C.) carry hydrogen or electrons (D.) donate electrons to the electron transport chain ... of water in the chloroplast (B.) the role of water as an electron acceptor (C.) the breakdown of the water molecule in the light reactions ...

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by vstexas09
Mon Oct 13, 2008 12:46 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Photosynthesis Trivia
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