Structural properties of vacuolar proton pumps.

  title={Structural properties of vacuolar proton pumps.},
  author={D K Stone and Bill P Crider and Xiao-song Xie},
  journal={Kidney international},
  volume={38 4},
It is well established that acidification within the collecting duct system is effected by means of a sodium-independent, electrogenic proton translocating ATPase [11. This proton pump belongs to a new class of proton pumps, termed vacuolar, which encompasses a group of very closely related enzymes that are widespread in distribution. Indeed, the vast… CONTINUE READING