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Descriptor English: Electron Transport
Descriptor Spanish: Transporte de Electrón
Descriptor Portuguese: Transporte de Elétrons
Descriptor French: Transport d'électrons
Entry term(s): Chain, Respiratory
Chains, Respiratory
Respiratory Chain
Respiratory Chains
Transport, Electron
Tree number(s): G02.111.248
G03.295.531.403
G03.493.350
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004579
Scope note: The process by which ELECTRONS are transported from a reduced substrate to molecular OXYGEN. (From Bennington, Saunders Dictionary and Encyclopedia of Laboratory Medicine and Technology, 1984, p270)
Annotation: usually NIM; not for "proton transport" ( = PROTON PUMPS (IM) or PROTONS (IM) + BIOLOGICAL TRANSPORT (NIM))
Allowable Qualifiers: DE drug effects
GE genetics
IM immunology
PH physiology
RE radiation effects
Public MeSH Note: 66
History Note: 66(64)
DeCS ID: 4651
Unique ID: D004579
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/06/23
Electron Transport - Preferred
Concept UI M0007197
Scope note The process by which ELECTRONS are transported from a reduced substrate to molecular OXYGEN. (From Bennington, Saunders Dictionary and Encyclopedia of Laboratory Medicine and Technology, 1984, p270)
Preferred term Electron Transport
Entry term(s) Transport, Electron
Respiratory Chain - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0007198
Preferred term Respiratory Chain
Entry term(s) Chain, Respiratory
Chains, Respiratory
Respiratory Chains



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