A perspective on Peter Mitchell and the chemiosmotic theory
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- Rich, P.R. J Bioenerg Biomembr (2008) 40: 407. doi:10.1007/s10863-008-9173-7
In 1991 Peter Mitchell wrote a last article that summarised his views on the origin, development and current status of his chemiosmotic ideas. I here review some of his views of that time on structures and mechanisms of several key bioenergetic components in relation to the subsequent advances that have been made.