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1Author    G. A. Hauska, P. V. SaneRequires cookie*
 Title    II. Latent ATPase, Proton Pump, Cyclic Phosphorylation and its Sensitivity towards Ammonia  
 Abstract    Cyclic phosphorylation and latent ATPase follow the distribution of photosystem I in the chloro-plast membrane. Both activities are found higher in stroma lamellae than in grana. The extent of proton uptake is found to be higher in the grana. Since this uptake depends on internal volume and buffer capacity besides proton pump activity, the distribution of the proton pump proper remains to be elucidated. Any fragmentation of the large inner compartment of the chlorolast lamellar system into smaller vesicles results in decreased sensitivity of cyclic phosphorylation to uncoupling by ammonium chloride. Consequently both, isolated grana and stroma lamellae, show decreased uncoupling by ammonium chloride. The effect can be explained by the action of a membrane potential in photo-phosphorylation which builds up during illumination and might be more stable in a system with the larger number of individual compartments just for statistical reasons. No assumption on changes in specific ion permeabilities during fragmentation of chloroplasts are needed. 
  Reference    (Z. Naturforsch. 27b, 938—942 [1972]; leeeived May 15 1972) 
  Published    1972 
  Keywords    Chloroplast fragmentation, ATPase, Proton pump, Cyclic Phosphorylation, NH4Cl-uncoupling 
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 Identifier    ZNB-1972-27b-0938 
 Volume    27