Number of protons translocated over the membrane from succinate oxidation
|Rich, PR. The molecular machinery of Keilin's respiratory chain. Biochem Soc Trans. 2003 Dec31(Pt 6) p.1103, subheading A re-evaluation of yields of ATP synthesis from glucose oxidation.PubMed ID14641005
|The transfer of electrons from succinate to oxygen results in the translocation of six protons, which are later used to drive ATP synthesis. The protons are translocated by the bc1 complex and cytochrome oxidase in mitochondria. See reference for more details.