Insane in the Membrane

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Section 7

Bioenergetics 3

Mar 5

Reading 1:CaATPase




Query box 25


Why did the authors compare  the atomic model of the ATPase to a low resolution electron microscopy map?



Query box 26


Explain how the energy of ATP hydrolysis is coupled to pumping of calcium ions?


Mar 7

Reading 2: ATP synthase





Query box 27


The ATP synthase has three identical (in sequence) ATP binding sites. What is responsible for the structural differences observed ?



Query box 28


What is "symetry mismatch" and what role does it play in the mechanism of the ATP synthase.