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Terminal Electron Acceptors

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NADH and FADH$_2$ carry high-energy electrons to the electron transport chain in cellular respiration. NADPH carries high-energy electrons to the electron transport chain in photosynthesis.

What are the terminal electron acceptors in the electron transport chain of cellular respiration and photosynthesis, respectively?

A

Oxygen, NADP$^+$.

B

Carbon dioxide, NAD$^+$.

C

Oxygen, ATP.

D

Water, oxygen.