A perspective on Peter Mitchell and the chemiosmotic theory
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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.
KeywordsChemiosmotic theory Peter Mitchell Mitochondria Energy coupling Electron transfer
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