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The shipping volumes of the Biomembranes sequence have been initiated with Volumes a hundred twenty five and 126 of equipment in Enzymology. those volumes coated delivery in micro organism, Mitochondria, and Chloroplasts. Volumes 156 and 157 hide ATP-Driven Pumps and similar Transport.
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Biomembranes Part Q: ATP-Driven Pumps and Related Transport: Calcium, Proton, and Potassium Pumps

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Care should be taken to initiate and to terminate the releasing stimulus as quickly as possible, especially if the period of stimulation is short. In the case of Ca2÷-induced Ca 2÷ release, a Ca 2÷ solution with a high concentration of Ca 2+ buffer is used to initiate Ca 2+ stimulus quickly. A special stopping solution, which is not only devoid of Ca 2+, but also contains inhibitors of Ca2+-induced Ca 2÷ release, Mg 2÷ ion, and procaine 19,29(Table I), is used to shut off the Ca2+-induced Ca 2÷ release as quickly as possible.

7% 23% 18% 50% FIG. 1. Purification of sarcolemmal vesicles on sucrose and dextran density gradients. Separation of muscle microsomes is performed using a discontinuous sucrose gradient (A). 6 M KC1) are layered on top of a step gradient containing 17% (10 mi), 23% (10 ml), and 50% (10 ml) sucrose and centrifuged overnight in an SW 27 rotor. The fraction containing sarcolemmal vesicles is located at the 17/23% sucrose interface (band 2). Band 1 also contains some sarcolemma, but contains aggregated contractile protein and is not normally used for further purification.

27 As shown later, the time course of Ca 2÷ release is also approximately exponential. Both ends of a skinned fiber segment, 5 mm long, are tied with a single silk thread to hooks, one of which is connected to a tension transducer. The output from the strain-gauge transducer (UL-2, UL-20 of NMB, Ja27 A closer examination of Fig. 1 reveals that the initial parts of Ca 2+ uptake curves have a concave form. This is due to the fact that when the amount of Ca 2+ released is small enough, it only binds to EGTA in the solution and cannot evoke any contraction at all.

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