electron transport


electron transport

noun

Definition of ELECTRON TRANSPORT

:  the sequential transfer of electrons especially by cytochromes in cellular respiration from an oxidizable substrate to molecular oxygen by a series of oxidation-reduction reactions

First Known Use of ELECTRON TRANSPORT

1951

electron transport

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ELECTRON TRANSPORT

: the sequential transfer of electrons especially by cytochromes in cellular respiration from an oxidizable substrate to molecular oxygen by a series of oxidation-reduction reactions

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