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chain

A unit of measurement formerly used in surveying and still seen in deeds with old property descriptions.One chain equals 66 feet.

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78,79) The mitochondrial electron transport chain also plays a role in producing testosterone in the Leydig cells.
The current that is produced is a direct consequence of the rate of microbial respiration or, more specifically, the transfer of electrons from the electron transport chain to the graphite rod.
This has two effects: First, ethanol and acetaldehyde are inefficiently metabolized, and, second, electrons passing through the mitochondrial electron transport chain are "diverted" into forming harmful ROS, mainly superoxide (Hoek et al.
6 It passes the electron to the electron transport chain
Since the electron transport chain in aerobic metabolism produces metabolic heat in direct proportion to oxygen consumed, it is now the practice of all exercise physiologists, physicians, and pulmonary technologists to measure the VO2 as a direct measurement of total metabolic rate.
This characteristic differentiates P450 from other heme-containing proteins, such as the cytochromes of the electron transport chain in the mitochondria, and hemoglobin, the oxygen carrier in blood.
Determination of the activities of the enzyme complexes of the electron transport chain in human fibroblasts.
Complex I, which is abnormal in Parkinson's patients, is a bioenergetic enzyme that serves as the principal starting point of the electron transport chain, the energy generating mechanism found in the mitochondria of each cell," said Robert E.
Specifically, Bendavia appears to maintain electron transport chain efficiencies under substantial oxidative stress, thereby preserving mitochondrial respiration and adenosine triphosphate levels and preventing mitochondrial swelling and depolarization.
All proteins encoded by the mitochondrial genome are components of the mitochondrial electron transport chain, the energy-transducing, oxidative apparatus of the cell.

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