Ion Transport in Prokaryotes - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780125969352, 9781483272122

Ion Transport in Prokaryotes

1st Edition

Editors: Barry P. Rosen Simon Silver
eBook ISBN: 9781483272122
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 28th December 1987
Page Count: 346
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Ion Transport in Prokaryotes provides an advance treatise on ion transport and prokaryotic organisms.

This book is divided into three main topics—cation transport systems, anion transport systems, and plasmid-encoded transport systems. This compilation specifically discusses the proton transport and proton-motive force in prokaryotic cells, potassium transport in bacteria, and bioenergetic functions of sodium ions. The calcium transport in prokaryotes, phosphate transport in prokaryotes, and transport of organic acids in prokaryotes are also elaborated. This text likewise covers the chloride, nitrate, and sulfate transport in bacteria and bacterial magnesium, manganese, and zinc transport.

This publication is recommended for biologists, specialists, and students interested in the bacterial ion transport system.

Table of Contents


Part I. Cation Transport Systems

Proton Transport and Proton-Motive Force in Prokaryotic Cells

I. Introduction

II. Generation of Δp in Prokaryotic Cells

III. Proton-Translocating ATPase (H+-ATPase)

IV. Proton-Translocating Electron Transfer Chains, Inorganic Pyrophosphatase, and Bacteriorhodopsin

V. Proton-Solute Cotransport Systems

VI. Utilization of Δp in Prokaryotes Other Than for ATP Synthesis and Active Transport

VII. Summary

VIII. Recent Developments


Potassium Transport in Bacteria

I. Introduction

II. Streptococcus faecalis

III. Escherichia coli

IV. Cyanobacteria

V. Less Frequently Studied Species

VI. Summary and Conclusions


Bacterial Sodium Transport: Bioenergetic Functions of Sodium Ions

I. Introduction

II. Na+ as a Secondary Coupling Ion

III. Na+ as the Primary Coupling Ion

IV. Conclusions


Bacterial Magnesium, Manganese, and Zinc Transport

I. Introduction

II. Magnesium Transport

III. Manganese Transport

IV. Zinc Transport

V. Nickel Transport

VI. Cadmium Transport

VII. Epilogue


Calcium Transport in Prokaryotes

I. Introduction

II. Secondary Transport Systems

III. Primary Calcium Transport Systems

IV. Conclusions


Part II. Anion Transport Systems

Phosphate Transport in Prokaryotes

I. Introduction

II. Phosphate Transport Systems of Escherichia coli

III. Phosphate Transport in Other Bacteria

IV. Genetic Studies and the Identification of Components of the Phosphate Transport Systems

V. Transport of Some Phosphate Esters

VI. The Pst System as an Integral Part of the pho Regulon of Escherichia coli


Chloride, Nitrate, and Sulfate Transport in Bacteria

I. Introduction

II. Sulfate Transport in Salmonella typhimurium

III. Sulfate Transport in Desulfovibrio vulgaris

IV. Sulfate Transport in Paracoccus denitrificans

V. Nitrate Transport in Denitrifying Bacteria

VI. Chloride Transport in Halobacteria


Transport of Organic Acids in Prokaryotes

I. Introduction

II. Monocarboxylate Transport

III. Dicarboxylate Transport

IV. Tricarboxylate Transport


Part III. Plasmid-Encoded Transport Systems

Plasmid-Encoded Ion Transport Systems

I. Arsenate Transport

II. Cadmium Extrusion

III. Citrate Transport

IV. Iron Transport

V. Mercury(II) Uptake System

VI. Summary




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