Meaning of electron transport

elec'tron trans'port

Pronunciation: [key]
— Biochem. Biochem.
  1. the stepwise transfer of electrons from one carrier molecule, as a flavoprotein or a cytochrome, to another along the respiratory chain and ultimately to oxygen during the aerobic production of ATP.
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