Simulations of the c-subunit of ATP-synthase reveal helix rearrangements

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Sengupta, Durba; Rampioni, Aldo; Marrink, Siewert-Jan;
(2009)
  • Subject: MARTINI Force Field | COARSE-GRAINED SIMULATIONS | PROTON TRANSLOCATION | ROTARY MOTOR | MOLECULAR-DYNAMICS SIMULATIONS | ESCHERICHIA-COLI | Coarse-grain simulations | FORCE-FIELD | molecular dynamics | F-O SECTOR | ILYOBACTER-TARTARICUS | CROSS-LINKING | MEMBRANE-PROTEIN | helix swirling

The c-subunit of the enzyme, ATP synthase couples the proton movement through the a-subunit with its own rotation and subsequent rotation of the F1 ring to drive ATP synthesis. Here, we perform mu s time-scale coarse-grained molecular dynamics simulations of the c-subun... View more
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