Percent of respiration rate accounted for by proton leak

Value 20 %
Organism Thale cress Arabidopsis thaliana
Reference Williams TC, Poolman MG, Howden AJ, Schwarzlander M, Fell DA, Ratcliffe RG, Sweetlove LJ. A genome-scale metabolic model accurately predicts fluxes in central carbon metabolism under stress conditions. Plant Physiol. 2010 Sep154(1):311-23 p.320 left column top paragraphPubMed ID20605915
Primary Source Rolfe DF, Brand MD. The physiological significance of mitochondrial proton leak in animal cells and tissues. Biosci Rep. 1997 Feb17(1):9-16. Review.PubMed ID9171916
Comments “...proton leak only accounts for 20% of the respiration rate on average (primary source),..."
Entered by Uri M
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