oxidative phosphorylation
noun Date: 1945 the synthesis of ATP by phosphorylation of ADP for which energy is obtained by electron transport and which takes place in the mitochondria during aerobic respiration

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  • oxidative phosphorylation — n the synthesis of ATP by phosphorylation of ADP for which energy is obtained by electron transport and which takes place in the mitochondria during aerobic respiration * * * the formation of high energy phosphate bonds by phosphorylation of ADP… …   Medical dictionary

  • oxidative phosphorylation — oxidative phosphorylation. См. окислительное фосфорилирование. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • Oxidative phosphorylation — The electron transport chain in the mitochondrion is the site of oxidative phosphorylation in eukaryotes. The NADH and succinate generated in the citric acid cycle are oxidized, releasing energy to power the ATP synthase. Oxidative… …   Wikipedia

  • oxidative phosphorylation — noun an enzymatic process in cell metabolism that synthesizes ATP from ADP • Hypernyms: ↑organic process, ↑biological process • Part Holonyms: ↑Krebs cycle, ↑Krebs citric acid cycle, ↑citric acid cycle, ↑tricarboxylic acid cycle …   Useful english dictionary

  • oxidative phosphorylation — The phosphorylation of ATP coupled to the respiratory chain …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • oxidative phosphorylation — (fos for ī la shun) The synthesis of ATP from ADP using energy made available during electron transport …   Dictionary of microbiology

  • oxidative phosphorylation — Biochem. the aerobic synthesis, coupled to electron transport, of ATP from phosphate and ADP. [1950 55] * * * …   Universalium

  • oxidative phosphorylation — ox′idative phosphoryla′tion n. biochem. the aerobic synthesis, coupled to electron transport, of ATP from phosphate and ADP • Etymology: 1950–55 …   From formal English to slang

  • oxidative phosphorylation — The enzymatic addition of a phosphate to ADP to make ATP, coupled to electron transport from a substrate to molecular oxygen. A critical reaction for the generation of cellular energy …   Glossary of Biotechnology

  • Phosphorylation — is the addition of a phosphate (PO4) group to a protein molecule or a small molecule. It can also be thought of as the introduction of a phosphate group into an organic molecule . Its prominent role in biochemistry is the subject of a very large… …   Wikipedia

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