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Medical Term:

coupling factors

 

Definition: proteins that restore phosphorylating ability to mitochondria that have lost it, have become “uncoupled” so that oxidation and electron transport no longer produce ATP. Usually termed coupling factor F1, F2, etc.

Synonym(s): C factors

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