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Uncoupling Agents

"Uncoupling Agents" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Chemical agents that uncouple oxidation from phosphorylation in the metabolic cycle so that ATP synthesis does not occur. Included here are those IONOPHORES that disrupt electron transfer by short-circuiting the proton gradient across mitochondrial membranes.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Uncoupling Agents" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Uncoupling Agents" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 39 publications over 19 distinct years, with a maximum of 6 publications in 2000
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.