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Term:
alternative respiration (GO:0010230)
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aerobic electron transport chain +   
aerobic respiration, using ammonia as electron donor 
aerobic respiration, using arsenite as electron donor 
aerobic respiration, using carbon monoxide as electron donor 
aerobic respiration, using ferrous ions as electron donor 
aerobic respiration, using hydrogen as electron donor 
aerobic respiration, using nitrite as electron donor 
aerobic respiration, using sulfur or sulfate as electron donor 
alternative respiration 
Alternative respiration pathway consumes oxygen, oxidizes NADH to NAD+ and generates water. During electron flow, proton motive force is diminished resulting in fewer molecules of ATP compared to cytochrome pathway. The pathway is found in plants, algae and some protozoa.
regulation of aerobic respiration  
tricarboxylic acid cycle +   

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