oxidative phosphorylation

id: GO:0006119
name: oxidative phosphorylation
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The phosphorylation of ADP to ATP that accompanies the oxidation of a metabolite through the operation of the respiratory chain. Oxidation of compounds establishes a proton gradient across the membrane, providing the energy for ATP synthesis.

Parent Functions

GO:0006091generation of precursor metabolites and energy