The information in this activity offers a brief review of basic concepts. As a result of this activity, you should feel confident that you can:

1. Recall the mitochondrial structure:


Inner Mitochondrial Membrane

Outer Mitochondrial Membrane


Inter-membrane Space

Mitochondrial Matrix

2. Describe the kind of energy mitochondria use and what kind of energy they produce.

3. Identify the roles of NADH, FADH2, ubiquinone, cytochrome c, Complexes I-V and molecular oxygen in electron transport.

4. Define oxidative phosphorylation.

5. Explain pH gradient, including how it forms and how it generates energy.


Where else does this information fit in? 

The information in this review activity is helpful for understanding these topics:


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