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Etp --> electron transport particles

(Science: cell biology) fragments of mitochondria still capable of transporting electrons.

One of the units occurring on the matrical surface of mitochondrial cristae; the head of the particle which measures about 9 nm, attaches to the membrane of the crista by a stalk 5 nm in length; the particle may be concerned with the electron transport system.

Synonym: submitochondrial particles.

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... a form that the mitochondrion can use to MAKE ATP. This is known as oxidative phosphorylation, hence it is powered by the redox reactions of the ETP. Oxidative Phosphorylation is responsible for %90 of the ATP that is generated by respiration. Now think about it and you will have the answer ! ...

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by sterl0601
Tue Nov 01, 2005 3:31 am
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: cellular respiration- help
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