OBO ID: GO:0006119
Term Name: oxidative phosphorylation Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • respiratory-chain phosphorylation
Definition: 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. (2)
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