"Proton-Motive Force" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Energy that is generated by the transfer of protons or electrons across an energy-transducing membrane and that can be used for chemical, osmotic, or mechanical work. Proton-motive force can be generated by a variety of phenomena including the operation of an electron transport chain, illumination of a PURPLE MEMBRANE, and the hydrolysis of ATP by a proton ATPase. (From Singleton & Sainsbury, Dictionary of Microbiology and Molecular Biology, 2d ed, p171)
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Proton-Motive Force" by people in Profiles.
RND transporters protect Corynebacterium glutamicum from antibiotics by assembling the outer membrane. Microbiologyopen. 2014 Aug; 3(4):484-96.
Analysis of haptoglobin and hemoglobin-haptoglobin interactions with the Neisseria meningitidis TonB-dependent receptor HpuAB by flow cytometry. Infect Immun. 2004 May; 72(5):2494-506.
Time-resolved step-scan Fourier transform infrared investigation of heme-copper oxidases: implications for O2 input and H2O/H+ output channels. Biochim Biophys Acta. 2004 Apr 12; 1655(1-3):347-52.