Proton flux through the flagellar motor

Value 1200 protons/revolution
Organism Bacteria Escherichia coli
Reference Berg HC. Constraints on models for the flagellar rotary motor. Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci. 2000 Apr 29 355(1396):491-501. p.495 left column 4th paragraphPubMed ID10836502
Comments "[Researchers] assume a proton flux of 1200 per revolution." Elston et al. 1997 PMID 9251788 right column, 2nd paragraph gives:"Kinetic studies suggest that, at normal swimming conditions of ~100 Hz, ~1200 protons pass through the motor per revolution, or ~10^5 protons/s."
Entered by Uri M
ID 109846