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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 offered 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 social gathering of the thirtieth anniversary of reconstitution of arespiratory chain process through 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 persisted to discover the frontiers of bioener­ getics. specifically, his continual proposals at the lifestyles of ubiquinone binding proteins from conceptualization to experimentation finally confident many scientists to review those proteins extra . Professor King's coaching of reconstitutively energetic succinate dehydrogenase opened a brand new road within the fie1d of membrane bioenergetics, and his paintings has been vastly liked. the aim of the symposium used to be to assemble scientists from diversified disciplines concerning membrane bioenergetics to debate the new advancements within the box. This symposium, initiated by way of the Capital District Bioenergetics staff, used to be attended through a hundred scientists, eighty of whom awarded their fresh discoveries. The symposium was once prepared in a series of platform lectures, poster shows and dialogue classes in order that all of the individuals had possibilities to debate the themes awarded. many of the individuals contributed a bankruptcy to this quantity. we want to specific our remorse to many different scientists together with Professor King's neighbors, colleagues and scholars who couldn't attend because of a number of reasons.

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__ --JI Green 1966 11111 COMPLEX JI[ King 1966 NACH - [FMN =r 1 b FeS4 feS 1 Succ. _ [ FAD "'- 1 1/' [~-"c ... ~~"0:2 bc, BeInert 1978 Q -" feS 2 Hi PlP I'ig. 1. Evolution of tha raapiratory chain concapt. Th e diagrams indicate the change of knowledge and ideas from 1929 to 1976 (6-9). Further information is in the text. reductant for succinate dehydrogenase was ubisemiquinone or ubisemiquinone anion, produced locally by cytochrome c reductase. I assumed (14) that this might be applicable to respiratory chain dehydrogenases general1y.

Ohnishi and von Jagow (71,98) measured the effect of externally added dysprosium complexes on the spin relaxation signals of the FeS centre and the b haem groups in cytochrome c reductase incorporated into liposomes. 5 nm from this surface. Thus, the haem b groups appeared to be nearer to the plane of the P surface of the lipid bilayer than to the N surface, but otherwise were positioned as indicated in the structural studies. Mitchell 38 A ----f-2H+ QCYCLE B c Radundancy of proton-pumpinq cytochroma b in b pump Fiq.

Since much emphasis has been placed on the single Q pocket in this SQ model (37,72), it seems wise to consider it separately as a special case, bea~ing in mind that it closely adheres to the ligand conduction specification of the (e- + Q-)-coupled Q cycle given in diagram C, and that accordingly, for example, it specifically excludes the two-electron gate function of cent re i of the Q cycle described by diagram A. The variations on the Q cycle theme described in Fig. 11 are mainly interesting and informative because, making use of the principle introduced by Kroger (105), they show that the migration of the semiquinone anion Q- between centres 0 and i could conceivably occur without changing the protonmotive stoichiometry of the Q cycle type of mechanism, and without normally causing major changes in the thermodynamic poise of the electron and proton transfer processes at centres 0 and i.

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