Current Topics in Bioenergetics: Volume 6 by D. Rao Sanadi

By D. Rao Sanadi

present themes in Bioenergetics, quantity 6 offers details pertinent to the phenomenon of power transduction. This booklet covers a large choice of issues, together with photosynthesis, muscle contraction, shipping throughout membranes, and oxidative phosphorylation.

Organized into six chapters, this quantity starts with an summary of the solute shipping services of membrane vesicles from kidney and gut. this article then examines the really good calcium shipping method of mitochondria from either mechanistic and organic viewpoints. different chapters ponder the energy-transducing mechanisms in micro organism and chromoplast from the viewpoint of mechanism. This ebook discusses to boot ionophores and channel formers as strong instruments within the learn of membrane functionality. the ultimate bankruptcy bargains with the metabolic hyperlink among primary telephone physiological occasions, similar to hormonal perturbation of metabolism and telephone improvement, at the one hand, and an altered skill of mitochondria to move Ca2+, at the other.

This ebook is a precious source for bioenergeticists, biochemists, biologists, and microbiologists.

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