2013

Principles of Bioenergetics

ISBN: 978-3-642-33429-0 (Print) 978-3-642-33430-6 (Online)

Table of contents (16 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xvi

  2. General Aspects of Bioenergetics

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 3-28

      Introduction

  3. Generators of Proton Potential

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 29-29

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 31-70

      Chlorophyll-Based Generators of Proton Potential

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 71-85

      Organotrophic Energetics

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 87-118

      The Respiratory Chain

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 119-138

      Structure of Respiratory Chains of Prokaryotes and Mitochondria of Protozoa, Plants, and Fungi

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 139-156

      Bacteriorhodopsin

  4. $$\Delta\overline{\mu}_{H^{+}}$$ Consumers

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 157-157

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 159-193

      \( \Updelta \bar{\mu }_{{{\text{H}}^{ + } }} \) -Driven Chemical Work

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 195-206

      \( \Updelta \bar{\mu }_{{{\text{H}}^{ + } }} \) -Driven Mechanical Work: Bacterial Motility

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 207-230

      \( \Updelta \bar{\mu }_{{{\text{H}}^{ + } }} \) -Driven Osmotic Work

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 231-242

      \( \Updelta \bar{\mu }_{{{\text{H}}^{ + } }} \) as Energy Source for Heat Production

  5. Interaction and Regulation of Proton Potential Generators and Consumers

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 243-243

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 245-271

      Regulation, Transmission, and Buffering of Proton Potential

  6. The Sodium World

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 273-273

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 275-286

      \( \Updelta \bar{\mu }_{{{\text{Na}}^{ + } }} \) Generators

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 287-295

      Utilization of \( \Updelta \bar{\mu }_{{{\text{Na}}^{ + } }} \) Produced by Primary \( \Updelta \bar{\mu }_{{{\text{Na}}^{ + } }} \) Generators

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 297-302

      Relations Between the Proton and Sodium Worlds

  7. Mitochondrial Reactive Oxygen Species and Mechanisms of Aging

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 303-303

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 305-353

      Concept of Aging as a Result of Slow Programmed Poisoning of an Organism with Mitochondrial Reactive Oxygen Species

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 355-382

      Possible Medical Applications of Membrane Bioenergetics: Mitochondria-Targeted Antioxidants as Geroprotectors

  8. Back Matter

    Pages 383-436