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What does OXPHOS stand for?

OXPHOS stands for Oxidative Phosphorylation (metabolic pathway)

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Oxidative phosphorylation involves the production of ATP from ADP and phosphate by harnessing the energy released as electrons are transferred during a series of oxidation-reduction reactions at the cellular level.
The coupling of these two functions is the ensuing Mitochondrial Oxidative Phosphorylation, which in the brain has to work optimally to produce the maximum amount of energy from a glucose molecule.