Adenosine triphosphate synthesis coupled to K+ influx in mitochondria

Kathleen Walsh Kinnally, Henry Tedeschi

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Abstract

The influx of K+ into swollen mitochondria in the presence of valinomy-cin results in the synthesis of adenosine triphosphate in which approximately one H+ disappears per adenosine triphosphate synthesized. The synthesis is blocked by atractyloside but is insensitive to oligomycin and relatively insensitive to uncouplers.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)742-744
Number of pages3
JournalScience
Volume216
Issue number4547
DOIs
StatePublished - 1982

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