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

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1945

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oxidative phosphorylation

noun

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: 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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