An Enzymological Approach to Mitochondrial Energy Transduction

  • John H. Young


An approach to the problem of mitochondrial energy transduction is outlined. The approach is based on the fundamental assumption that there is an intimate relation between the mechanisms of enzyme catalysis and energy transduction. The implications of this assumption for the coupling of two chemical reactions and the coupling of a chemical reaction to an ion flux are discussed.


Conformational Transition Enzyme Catalysis Energy Transduction Conformational Model Electrogenic Transport 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • John H. Young
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  1. 1.Institute for Enzyme ResearchThe University of WisconsinMadisonUSA

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