chemiosmosis

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chemiosmosis

(ˌkɛmɪɒzˈməʊsɪs) or

chemosmosis

n
1. (Biochemistry) biochem the mechanism by which the synthesis and utilization of the biochemical energy source ATP is regulated: the energy generated by oxidative phosphorylation generates a proton gradient across the membrane of the mitochondrion that drives the enzymic resynthesis of ATP
2. (Chemistry) a chemical reaction between two compounds after osmosis through an intervening semipermeable membrane
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quimiosmosis
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[13] Mitchell, P., 1976, "Vectorial chemistry and molecular mechanism of chemiosmotic coupling: power transmission by proticity," Biochem.
In contrast, most genes involved in genome structure, transcription, translation, and chemiosmotic coupling clearly set the Archaea apart from the Bacteria.