oxidative phosphorylation


oxidative phosphorylation

noun

Definition of OXIDATIVE PHOSPHORYLATION

:  the synthesis of ATP by phosphorylation of ADP for which energy is obtained by electron transport and which takes place in the mitochondria during aerobic respiration

First Known Use of OXIDATIVE PHOSPHORYLATION

1945

oxidative phosphorylation

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of OXIDATIVE PHOSPHORYLATION

: the synthesis of ATP by phosphorylation of ADP for which energy is obtained by electron transport and which takes place in the mitochondria during aerobic respiration

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