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ATP Synthesis

Post by BilloRani » Wed Jul 13, 2011 12:08 am

QUESTION: Why do organisms need to perform their ATP synthesis in the presence of a membrane?

ATTEMPT: Is it because ATP synthase is the molecular machine that synthesises ATP in your body and it is also powered by chemiosmosis.

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Post by canalon » Wed Jul 13, 2011 2:08 pm

You are on the right track but you still need to explain why the membrane is important for the ATP synthase and the chemiosomosis. Think about gradient formation.
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