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Protein turbines. I: The bacterial flagellar motor.

Biophysical journal | Aug 29, 1997

The bacterial flagellar motor is driven by a flux of ions between the cytoplasm and the periplasmic lumen. Here we show how an electrostatic mechanism can convert this ion flux into a rotary torque. We demonstrate that, with reasonable parameters, the model can reproduce many of the experimental measurements.

Pubmed ID: 9251788 RIS Download

Mesh terms: Bacterial Physiological Phenomena | Bacterial Proteins | Biophysical Phenomena | Biophysics | Cell Movement | Cytoplasm | Escherichia coli | Flagella | Markov Chains | Membrane Potentials | Models, Theoretical | Static Electricity | Stochastic Processes