oxidative phosphorylation (Q227564)

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The phosphorylation of ADP to ATP that accompanies the oxidation of a metabolite through the operation of the respiratory chain. Oxidation of compounds establishes a proton gradient across the membrane, providing the energy for ATP synthesis.
  • GO:0006119
  • respiratory-chain phosphorylation
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oxidative phosphorylation
The phosphorylation of ADP to ATP that accompanies the oxidation of a metabolite through the operation of the respiratory chain. Oxidation of compounds establishes a proton gradient across the membrane, providing the energy for ATP synthesis.
  • GO:0006119
  • respiratory-chain phosphorylation

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