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By Toos E. King (auth.), Chong H. Kim, Henry Tedeschi, Joyce J. Diwan, John C. Salerno (eds.)

This ebook is formulated from the papers awarded on the overseas Symposium on "Membrane Biochemistry and Bioenergetics," held on the Rensselaerville Institute, Rensselaerville, ny, August 1986, in honor of Tsoo E. King at the party of the thirtieth anniversary of reconstitution of arespiratory chain procedure by means of Professor David Keilin and Tsoo E. King. Professor Tsoo E. King, to whom this quantity is devoted, has made huge, immense contributions to the sphere of isolation and reconstitution of membrane proteins and has endured to discover the frontiers of bioener­ getics. particularly, his chronic proposals at the life of ubiquinone binding proteins from conceptualization to experimentation ultimately confident many scientists to review those proteins additional . Professor King's education of reconstitutively lively succinate dehydrogenase opened a brand new street within the fie1d of membrane bioenergetics, and his paintings has been significantly favored. the aim of the symposium used to be to assemble scientists from diversified disciplines regarding membrane bioenergetics to debate the new advancements within the box. This symposium, initiated via the Capital District Bioenergetics team, used to be attended by way of a hundred scientists, eighty of whom awarded their contemporary discoveries. The symposium was once prepared in a chain of platform lectures, poster displays and dialogue classes in order that all of the members had possibilities to debate the themes provided. lots of the contributors contributed a bankruptcy to this quantity. we want to specific our remorse to many different scientists together with Professor King's buddies, colleagues and scholars who couldn't attend because of quite a few reasons.

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Possible 0 Loop and 0 Cycle Mechanisms. As 'illustrated in Fig. 4, by analogy with the action of the substrate ubiquinone as the conductor of hydrogen in protonmotive Q loop and Q cycle mechanisms in QH 2 dehydrogenases (14,29), the substrate oxygen might function as the conductor of hydrogen in a protonmotive 0 loop or 0 cycle mechanism in cytochrome oxidase. Using this simple analogy, my research group, in collaboration with Harold Baum and John Wrigglesworth (35), outlined some possible protonmotive 0 loop and 0 cycle ligand-conduction mechanisms.

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In experiments by Rich and Wikström (82), no lag was detected; but Crofts (75) has rernarked that, in these experiments, the kinetic resolution was not sufficient to resolve the lag described by de Vries. Perhaps the most suggestive evidence in favour of an antimycin-like inhibitory effect in cytochrome c reductase, when the haem b doublet contains 2 electrons, is provided by the work of de Vries and Dutton (103), using a hybrid bacterial photochemical reaction center/cytochrome c reductase/cytochrome c system.

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