MetaCyc Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0022900 - electron transport chain

Definition: A process in which a series of electron carriers operate together to transfer electrons from donors to any of several different terminal electron acceptors to generate a transmembrane electrochemical gradient.

Parent Classes:
GO:0055114 - oxidation-reduction process,
GO:0006091 - generation of precursor metabolites and energy,
GO:0044763 - single-organism cellular process

Child Classes:
GO:0022904 - respiratory electron transport chain (50)

Term Members:
protein disulfide oxidoreductase - DsbBreduced,
anaerobic glycerol-3-phosphate dehydrogenase subunit C (glpC),
succinate:quinone oxidoreductase, FAD binding protein (sdhA),
fumarate reductase flavoprotein (frdA),
cytochrome bo terminal oxidase subunit II (cyoA),
pyruvate:flavodoxin oxidoreductase (ydbK),
acyl-CoA 4/6/8-desaturase (FADS2),
cytochrome aa3-600 quinol oxidase (subunit II) (qoxA),
cytochrome aa3-600 quinol oxidase (subunit I) (qoxB),
squalene monooxygenase (SQLE),
cytochrome b5 (CYB5A)

Unification Links: GO:0022900

Relationship Links: Wikipedia:RELATED-TO:Electron_transport_chain

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Please cite the following article in publications resulting from the use of MetaCyc: Caspi et al, Nucleic Acids Research 42:D459-D471 2014
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