The excess E-P capacity, ExP, is the difference of the ET capacity and OXPHOS capacity, ExP = E-P. At ExP > 0, the capacity of the phosphorylation system exerts a limiting effect on OXPHOS capacity. In addition, ExP depends on coupling efficiency, since P aproaches E at increasing uncoupling.
Reference: Gnaiger 2014 MitoPathways
MitoPedia topics: EAGLE
Communicated by Gnaiger E 2010-08-17, edited 2015-01-18.
Excess E-P capacity factor
The apparent excess E-P capacity factor, jExP = ExP/E.
Related terms in Bioblast
ET capacity, E