ATP synthase — a marvellous rotary engine of the cell

@article{Yoshida2001ATPS,
  title={ATP synthase — a marvellous rotary engine of the cell},
  author={Masasuke Yoshida and Eiro Muneyuki and Toru Hisabori},
  journal={Nature Reviews Molecular Cell Biology},
  year={2001},
  volume={2},
  pages={669-677}
}
ATP synthase can be thought of as a complex of two motors — the ATP-driven F1 motor and the proton-driven Fo motor — that rotate in opposite directions. The mechanisms by which rotation and catalysis are coupled in the working enzyme are now being unravelled on a molecular scale. 

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