adjective. taking place in the presence of oxygen.
Example sentences of the word oxidative-phosphorylation
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When a process called oxidative phosphorylation begins in a cell, the coenzyme NADH transports four hydrogen atoms from one part of the mitrochondria to the next, jump-starting the process of refreshing a cell's ATP supplies.
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Niacin, also called nicotinamide, serves as a precursor to two coenzymes that are hydrogen carriers in the glycolysis, Kreb’s cycle and oxidative phosphorylation metabolic processes that provide energy to the body.
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Some sources include glycolysis in the process of "cellular respiration" in eukaryotes, because it directly precedes aerobic respiration (i.e., the Krebs cycle and oxidative phosphorylation in the electron transport chain).
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Mitochondrial DNA provides instructions for producing enzymes necessary for the process of oxidative phosphorylation.