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energy-linked transhydrogenaseNADH dehydrogenaseubiquinol:cytochrome c reductasecytochrome c oxidaseATP synthetaseATP synthetaseATP synthetaseadenine nucleotide porterphosphate porterNADPHNADHubiquinolcytochrome coxygendiffusionhigh energy poolhigh energy poolhigh energy poollipidslipidslipidslipidslipidslipidslipidsproton splittingproton splittingphotophoto These pages describe how mitochondria use the energy from substrate oxidation to drive the synthesis of ATP from ADP and inorganic phosphate. The system also powers many cellular transport processes.

Use the contents list below to work through the material in a logical sequence, or follow the Royal Route icons at the foot of each page. There is a keyword index and the clickable map on the left also takes you into this presentation. You can browse the hypertext links to locate the topics of interest.

This material was designed for the medical curriculum and for honours degree courses in Biochemistry & Molecular Biology at the University of Leeds.

Bioenergetics: Table of Contents

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