alternative respiration

id: GO:0010230
name: alternative respiration
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: Alternative respiration pathway consumes oxygen, oxidizes NADH to NAD+ and generates water. During electron flow, proton motive force is diminished resulting in fewer molecules of ATP compared to cytochrome pathway. The pathway is found in plants, algae and some protozoa.

Parent Functions

GO:0009060aerobic respiration