Limiting pO2

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Limiting pO2


In the transition from aerobic to anaerobic metabolism, there is a limiting pO2, plim, below which anaerobic energy flux is switched on and CR ratios become more exothermic than the oxycaloric equivalent. plim may be significanlty below the critical pO2.

Abbreviation: plim

Reference: Gnaiger_1993_Transitions

MitoPedia methods: Respirometry 

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