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Primary Δ\( \bar \mu \)H Generators

  • Vladimir P. Skulachev

Abstract

Systems competent in protonic potential generation at the expense of an external energy source, such as light or oxidizable substrate and oxygen, can be defined as the primary Δ\( \bar \mu \)H generators. They should be distinguished from the secondary Δ\( \bar \mu \)H generators utilizing ATP, PPi or a solute gradient preformed in a Δ\( \bar \mu \)H (or substrate level phosphorylation)-linked fashion.

Keywords

Schiff Base Respiratory Chain Cytochrome Oxidase Flavin Adenine Dinucleotide Purple Bacterium 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • Vladimir P. Skulachev
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  1. 1.Department of Bioenergetics, A. N. Belozersky Laboratory of Molecular Biology and Bioorganic ChemistryMoscow State UniversityMoscowUSSR

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