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Mitochondria isolated and placed in a buffered solution with a low pH begin to manufacture ATP. Which of the following is the best explanation for the effect of low external pH?

It increases diffusion of H+ from the intermembrane space to the matrix

It increases the concentration of OH- causing the mitochondria to pump H+ to the intermembrane space to the matrix

It increases the acid concentration in the mitochondria matrix

It causes a decrease in H+ in the intermembrane space.

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