What does P : O ratio indicates in oxidative phosphorylation?

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P.V.ABHIGNA's picture

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The P:O ratio refers to the number of inorganic phosphate molecules utilized for ATP generation for every atom of oxygen consumed. IT also represents the number of molecules of ATP synthesised per pair of electrons carried through ETC. P:O ratio for NADH oxidation - 3 P:O ratio for FADH2 oxidation - 2 REF:BIOCHEMISTRY-Dr.U.Satyanarayana and Dr.U.Chakrapani.3rd EDITION .Page-228

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Uma Pratyusha's picture

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Hi Pratibha, The P:O ratio indicates refers to the no.of inorganic phosphate molecules generated for every 1 molecule of oxygen consumed. ref: Biochemistry text book by U.Satyanarayana, 3rd edition, pg-228.

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V.B.S.Aishwarya's picture

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It refers to the number of inorganic phosphate molecules utilized for ATP generation for every atom of oxygen consumed. Biochemistry text book by U.Satyanarayana, 3rd edition, pg-228.

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