Energetics of protein translocation into mitochondria

Biochimica et Biophysica Acta, 2008, doi:10.1016/j.bbabio.2008.04.009, published on 12.04.2008
Biochimica et Biophysica Acta, online article
Biogenesis of mitochondria depends on the coordinated action of at least six protein translocases present in both mitochondrial membranes. They use different energy sources to drive unidirectional transport of proteins across and into mitochondrial membranes. Here we present an overview on the energetic requirements of different mitochondrial import pathways.

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