Midpoint potential of reconstituted chloroplast membrane

Value ~30 mV
Organism Spinach Spinacia oleracea
Reference Dimroth P, Kaim G, Matthey U. Crucial role of the membrane potential for ATP synthesis by F(1)F(o) ATP synthases. J Exp Biol. 2000 Jan203(Pt 1):51-9. p.56 left column and fig 4APubMed ID10600673
Primary Source Kaim, G. and Dimroth, P. (1999). ATP synthesis by F-type ATP synthase is obligatorily dependent on the transmembrane voltage. EMBO J. 18, 4118–4127PubMed ID10428951
Method (primary source): 'acid bath' procedure used to study the chloroplast ATP Synthase enzyme
Comments This value was arrived at by changing membrane potential and bringing ATP synthesis rate to saturation (at ??>60mV)
Entered by Uri M
ID 105889