Oxidative-phosphorylation



noun, Biochemistry.
1.
the aerobic synthesis, coupled to electron transport, of ATP from phosphate and ADP.
noun
1.
the process by which the energy liberated by oxidation of metabolites is used to synthesize the energy-rich molecule ATP

oxidative phosphorylation n.
The formation of ATP from the energy released by the oxidation of various substrates, especially the organic acids involved in the Krebs cycle.

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