Proton Current Flow in Mitochondrial Systems

@article{Mitchell1967ProtonCF,
  title={Proton Current Flow in Mitochondrial Systems},
  author={Peter Mitchell},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1967},
  volume={214},
  pages={1327-1328}
}
FOLLOWING recent publications in Nature on hydrogen ion concentrations and flows in mitochondria1–5, Baum6 (see preceding communication) has aptly drawn attention to the fact that the chemiosmotic hypothesis does not require a significant pH. difference across the mitochondrial membrane system7. In the original outline of the hypothesis8 it was shown that the major component of the protonmotive force (p.m.f.) should be a membrane potential. Admitting therefore that the experimental facts may be… 
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