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Term: fast muscle cell mitochondrial respirasome
Note: This page represents a term created by the combination ("post-composition") of two ontology terms. For more information on the individual terms, click the hyperlinked name.
Name: fast muscle cell
Synonyms: fast muscle fiber, white muscle cell
Definition: A muscle cell that has a fast contractile response. Fast muscle fibers make up the deep portion of the myotome and are also known as white muscle cells.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0009117]
Name: mitochondrial respirasome
Synonyms: mitochondrial electron transport chain, mitochondrial respirasome, mitochondrial respiratory chain, mitochondrial respiratory chain supercomplex, mitochondrial respiratory supercomplex
Definition: The protein complexes that form the mitochondrial electron transport system (the respiratory chain), associated with the inner mitochondrial membrane. The respiratory chain complexes transfer electrons from an electron donor to an electron acceptor and are associated with a proton pump to create a transmembrane electrochemical gradient.
Ontology: GO: Cellular Component [GO:0005746]   QuickGO   AmiGO