Respiration (definitions)

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Respiration
A series of enzyme catalysed reactions that release energy in the form of ATP through the oxidation of organic molecules
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Reduction
The gain of electrons/Hydrogen
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Oxidation
The loss of electrons/Hydrogen
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Substrate level phosphorylation
When ATP is produced directly either in glycolysis or kreb cycle
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Decarboxylation
Any chemical reaction in which a carboxyl group is split off from a compound as carbon dioxide
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Dehydrogenation
A chemical reaction that involves the elimination of Hydrogen
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Electrochemical gradient
High protons concentration in intermembrane and low protons in the matrix
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The gain of electrons/Hydrogen

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Reduction

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The loss of electrons/Hydrogen

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When ATP is produced directly either in glycolysis or kreb cycle

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Any chemical reaction in which a carboxyl group is split off from a compound as carbon dioxide

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