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Name: Ana
Status: Student
Grade:  6-8
Location: CA
Country: United States
Date: August 2007

Where does the oxidative phosphorelation takes place in a bacteria?

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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