chemiosmotic coupling


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chemiosmotic coupling

[¦kem·ē‚äs¦mäd·ik ′kəp·liŋ]
(biochemistry)
The mechanism by which adenosinediphosphate is phosphorylated to adenosinetriphosphate in mitochondria and chloroplasts.
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