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

Child Classes:
GO:0022904 - respiratory electron transport chain (46)

Term Members:
anaerobic glycerol-3-phosphate dehydrogenase subunit C (glpC) ,
Icd ,
succinate:quinone oxidoreductase, FAD binding protein (sdhA) ,
cytochrome bo terminal oxidase subunit II (cyoA) ,
fumarate reductase flavoprotein (frdA) ,
pyruvate:flavodoxin oxidoreductase (ydbK) ,
protein disulfide oxidoreductase - DsbBreduced ,
acyl-CoA 6-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


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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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