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Membrane Transport Protein

A type of protein that actively transports materials across a plasma membrane that would not otherwise allow this to occur.


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Role of membranes in synthesis of ATP in cellular respiratio

... Mitochondria are composed of two separate membranes, an outer and an inner membrane. The structure ... efficiency of an event known as electron transport. The electron transport chain utilizes ... membrane using the ATP synthase (a transport protein). This protein uses the power of hydrogen ...

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by mkbeast99
Wed Aug 15, 2012 11:12 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Role of membranes in synthesis of ATP in cellular respiratio
Replies: 1
Views: 13743

caveolae and caveolin1

... PM ? what are their function please? nutrients transport? How, the caveolaes, are involved in diseases? How they are related to membrane tension? And Caveolin1? it is a protein integral of PM, that is localizated on caveolae? What ...

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by marco86
Sun Apr 29, 2012 2:02 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: caveolae and caveolin1
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Views: 3150

Need help with Plasma Membrane

... pretty well but not so much about the plasma membrane. I will tell you what I know. Plasma membrane ... mostly of a phospholipid bilayer. Has some protein as well as cholesterol. And I think some ... The major function is to protect the cell and transport of substances/molecules. There is passive ...

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by MissionCO
Sun Mar 04, 2012 1:18 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Need help with Plasma Membrane
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bacterial ETC

If the bacterial electron transport chain is located in the plasma membrane and the proton gradient is from outside the cell (high ... are killed by gastric acidity. Does that have to do with protein denaturation owing to very low pH?

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by Adz795
Wed Jan 25, 2012 7:53 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: bacterial ETC
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Reasons for Skepticism on the Endosymbiosis?

... of oxidative phosphorylation and the electron transport chain. The bacterial cell alone could ... homologues of the bacterial division protein FtsZ (Kiefel et al., 2004). They are enclosed by a double-membrane. Mitochondria and bacteria are of a similar size ...

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by SuperfluousAvatar
Thu Jan 12, 2012 7:43 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Reasons for Skepticism on the Endosymbiosis?
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