P/O quotient

Definition

noun

A ratio indicating the number of inorganic phosphate molecules used for ATP synthesis for every oxygen consumed, thus may also indicate the number of ATPs produced for every pair of electrons traveling through the electron transport system during oxidative phosphorylation

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