Country: United States
Date: August 2007
Where does the oxidative phosphorelation takes place in a
That's a great question, especially from someone at your grade level.
Oxidative phosphorylation takes place in the cell membrane of bacteria.
It makes sense if you are familiar with the well-supported theory that
the mitochondrion evolved from a bacterial cell that was engulfed by a
primitive eukaryotic cell.
Paul Mahoney, PhD
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