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