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ATPase Is an enzyme that works in and around the membrane to break down ATP (Energy Made By The Mitochondria) into ADP

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Meaning of f1 particle in mitochondria?

F1 particles are present in the inner mitochondrial space of the mitochondrion. It is attached on the infoldings called the cristae. F1 particles are also known as oxysomes or elementary particles or F1-F0 particles. They are responsible in ATP synthesis and oxidation.


What enzyme breaks down ATP?

One of the enzyme is Na+/K+ - ATPase, which cleaves the phosphate group from ATP to get energy for the active transport of sodium and potassium ions across the plasma membrane.


Which organelle produces ATP via electron transport system?

The electron transport chain (ETC) is conducted in the mitochondria. The four complexes of the ETC, along with the enzyme that produces ATP (known as Complex V, ATP synthase, or F0F1-ATPase), are located in the inner mitochondrial membrane.


What is the NaK ATPase?

my answer would be a sodium potassium, clot buster used for thrombis or pulmonary emboli.


Do mitochondria release energy?

The mitochondria has 3 proton pumps (intramembranous proteins) situated in the inner membrane of the mitochondria. This membrane is between the matrix and the intermembranous space. By the help of electrons passing through the pumps, donated by NADH and FADH2, protons can be pumped to the interstitial space of the two membranes. This will increase the electrochemical gradient of protons between that space and the matrix. This electrochemical gradient created, will force protons to pass through an additional protein called ATPase. This ATPase will procure the kinetic energy produced by the movement of protons through its channel and use it to make ATP. ATP is a high energy molecule used by the body later as "batteries". In other words the Mitochondria doesn't release energy, it packages it for the rest of the body.

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Where will ATPase be found in the mitochondrion?

inner membrane


What does aldosterone increase in the basolateral membrane?

Basolateral Na+ K+ ATPase pumps


What are some examples of membrane proteins?

ATPase, Na/K channels, hormone receptors, ABC transporters are a few examples. In addition proteins that participate in electron transport chain (in mitochondria) are also membrane proteins that make ATP at the end by ATPase. Nup358 is a membrane protein in nucleus.


A transporter protien that carries a substance across a cellular membrane against its concentration gradient?

Sodium potassium ATPase pump.


What is protein membrane?

A trans-membrane protein is - as the name implies (trans = across in latin) - a protein, which crosses a biological membrane, such as the outer cell membrane or the mitochondrial membrane. Three examples of important trans-membrane proteins are: the Na/K-ATPase, P-glycoprotein, and the insulin receptor.


What is a membrane protein?

A trans-membrane protein is - as the name implies (trans = across in latin) - a protein, which crosses a biological membrane, such as the outer cell membrane or the mitochondrial membrane. Three examples of important trans-membrane proteins are: the Na/K-ATPase, P-glycoprotein, and the insulin receptor.


What is the membrane protein's function?

Membrane proteins have many different functions; many are involved in transport across the cell membrane, such as channels, carriers and pumps (e.g .the Na/K-ATPase and P-glycoprotein), others are hormone receptors (e.g. EGFR and the insulin receptor) or confer structure to the cell membrane.


Name one ATPase inhibitor?

DDT is a F0/FA atpase inhibitor


What is the purpose of the ATPase proton pump?

ATPase pumps the protons out of the system which gives reducing power


Where is ATPase enzyme needed for muscle contraction located?

It is in the mitochodria and speeds up the formation of ATP by breaking down ATP into ADP + energy. Muscle cells have many more mitochrondia than other cells.


What enzymes do myosin heads have?

ATPase


The granules of the inner membrane of the mitochondrion are believed to be the site of chemical reactions that produce?

The granules of the inner membrane of the mitochondrion are believed to be the site of chemical reactions that produce the electron transport system that generates a proton gradient. Also site of the ATPase complex which uses the proton gradient to produce ATP.