According to the acid growth hypothesis, auxin works by A) dissolving sieve plates, permitting more rapid transport of nutrients. B) dissolving the cell membranes temporarily, permitting cells that were on the verge of dividing to divide more rapidly. C) changing the pH within the cell, which would permit the electron transport chain to operate more efficiently. D) increasing wall plasticity and allowing the affected cell walls to elongate. E) greatly increasing the rate of deposition of cell wall material.