The ADP-ATP Carrier in Mitochondrial Membranes

  • Martin Klingenberg


The inner mitochondrial membrane is known to contain a number of membrane-bound enzymes which are linked to oxidation and phosphorylation reactions. During the past 10 years it has been found that this membrane also facilitates the specific transport of a number of metabolites which function as intermediates in metabolic pathways of mitochondria. Particularly prominent are the metabolites associated with the tricarboxylic acid cycle, with transamination reactions, and with phosphate transfer reactions in oxidative and substrate-level phosphorylation (for reviews see Klingenberg, 1970; Meijer and VanDam, 1974).


Mitochondrial Membrane Adenine Nucleotide Adenine Nucleotide Translocation Bongkrekic Acid Beef Heart Mitochondrion 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Martin Klingenberg
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  1. 1.Institut für Physiologische Chemie und Physikalische BiochemieUniversität MünchenMunichGermany

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