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At the end of the electron transport chain the electrons are taken up by oxygen to generate

At the end of the electron transport chain the electrons are taken up by oxygen to generate 

  • ATP
  • heat
  • glucose
  • water

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In the electron transport chain(ETC), the hydrogen ion(proton) is accumulated in the inner mitochondrial space. At the end of the ETC, the electron is taken by the oxygen, and the hydrogen moves to the stroma of mitochondria, leading to the formation of water.


The correct answer  is option D.) Water.

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