Term Information [More information on electron transport chain]

Accession
GO:0022900
Name
electron transport chain
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
None
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. Source: GOC:mtg_electron_transport
Comment
None
History
See term history for GO:0022900 at QuickGO
Subset
gosubset_prok
goslim_metagenomics
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Ancestors of electron transport chain (GO:0022900)
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electron transport chain [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) biological_process (GO:0008150)
electron transport chain [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) cellular process (GO:0009987)
electron transport chain [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) metabolic process (GO:0008152)
electron transport chain [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) single-organism process (GO:0044699)
electron transport chain [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) cellular metabolic process (GO:0044237)
electron transport chain [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) single-organism metabolic process (GO:0044710)
electron transport chain [is_a relation] is_a  generation of precursor metabolites and energy (GO:0006091)
electron transport chain [is_a relation] is_a  oxidation-reduction process (GO:0055114)
electron transport chain [is_a relation] is_a  single-organism cellular process (GO:0044763)
Children of electron transport chain (GO:0022900)
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photosynthetic electron transport chain (GO:0009767) [is_a relation] is_a  electron transport chain
respiratory electron transport chain (GO:0022904) [is_a relation] is_a  electron transport chain