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Molecular Machines and Energy Channelling

  • Frits Kamp
  • Hans V. Westerhoff
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSA, volume 127)

Abstract

This Workshop deals with the phenomenon of channelling, being defined as the transfer of metabolites between enzymes before the former equilibrate with a pool. Several examples of channelling have been outlined. The question may be raised, whether also energy can be channelled from locations in the cell producing energy towards locations consuming energy. This question is of particular significance in the field of bioenergetics, studying mechanisms of free-energy transduction.

Keywords

Energy Change Specific Degree Molecular Machine Activation Entropy Partial Molar Entropy 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • Frits Kamp
    • 1
  • Hans V. Westerhoff
    • 1
  1. 1.National Institute of Digestive Metabolic and Kidney DiseasesNational Institutes of HealthBethesdaUSA

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