Home » » Advanced concepts of energy transformation in metabolism biochemistry

Advanced concepts of energy transformation in metabolism biochemistry


Introduction :

The electron transport chain in the mitochondrion is the site of oxidative phosphorylation in eukaryotes. The NADH and succinate generated in the citric acid cycle are oxidized, releasing energy to power the ATP synthase.
Oxidative phosphorylation is a metabolic pathway that uses energy released by the oxidation of nutrients to produce adenosine triphosphate (ATP).
Although the many forms of life on earth use a range of different nutrients, almost all carry out oxidative phosphorylation to produce ATP, the molecule that supplies energy to metabolism. This pathway is probably so pervasive because it is a highly efficient way of releasing energy, compared to alternative fermentation processes such as anaerobic glycolysis.

Title : Advanced concepts of energy transformation in metabolism biochemistry

author(s) : Shay Carlton

size : 4.3 Mb

file type : pdf

Share this article :

Post a Comment

loading...