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Economics of membrane occupancy and respiro-fermentation

By Kai Zhuang, Goutham N Vemuri and Radhakrishnan Mahadevan

Abstract

The authors propose that prokaryotic metabolism is fundamentally constrained by the cytoplasmic membrane surface area available for protein expression, and show that this constraint can explain previously puzzling physiological phenomena, including respiro-fermentation

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Publisher: Nature Publishing Group
OAI identifier: oai:pubmedcentral.nih.gov:3159977
Provided by: PubMed Central

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