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Dicyclohexylcarbodiimide (DCCD) is a reagent that reacts with Asp or Glu residues. Explain why the reaction of DCCD with the c subunits of F1F0-ATP ase blocks its ATP-synthesizing activity.

N=C=N-
Dicyclohexylcarbodiimide (DCCD)
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N=C=N- Dicyclohexylcarbodiimide (DCCD)

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