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Through the Microscope updates
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Obesity and the Microbiome
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New updates to Why Microbes Matter
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The very real danger of alfatoxins
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Figure 8.29. Respiration in total. This animation shows the electron transport system in action. Note how each part relies on the other parts of the system to process its product before it can act on more substrate. Here electrons are blue spheres, protons are orange, oxygen is dark red, quinone is the grey hexamer, and the ball-and-stick molecule at the bottom left is NAD.