The H+/ATP coupling ratio of the ATP synthase from thiol‐modulated chloroplasts and two cyanobacterial strains is four

  title={The H+/ATP coupling ratio of the ATP synthase from thiol‐modulated chloroplasts and two cyanobacterial strains is four},
  author={Hendrika S. van Walraven and Heinrich Strotmann and Oliver Schwarz and Bernd Rumberg},
  journal={FEBS Letters},
In this paper the authors emphasise that the proton translocating ATP synthase from thiol‐modulated chloroplasts and two cyanobacterial strains has a coupling ratio of 4 protons per ATP synthesised or hydrolysed. This ratio is determined by several thermodynamic studies at equilibrium between phosphate potential (ΔG p) and proton gradient ( ), and is confirmed by measurement of proton flux during ATP hydrolysis. Ratios lower than 4 H+/ATP that have been published in the past have predominantly… Expand
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