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Electron carriers such as nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (NAD) are used in energy-capturing processes such as photosynthesis and respiration. They play a central role in the redox reactions that occur at the time of energy harvest from the carbon source.

What is the function of an oxidizing agent?


Molecules that donate electrons.


A molecule that becomes oxidized.


A molecule that gains electrons.


Molecules that combines with oxygen.

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