ATP Synthase


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I saw it on a YouTube click bate and I don’t feel like watching.

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It’s like a little turbine. There’s an electric field that pushes positively charged protons from one side of the membrane to the other. These electrons get pushed through ATP synthase, making the rotor spin. The spinning motion is used to stick another phosphate onto ADP, making ATP.