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Adenosine Triphosphate Usage by Flagella

Brokaw, C. J. (1967) Adenosine Triphosphate Usage by Flagella. Science, 156 (3771). pp. 76-78. ISSN 0036-8075. doi:10.1126/science.156.3771.76.

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Comparison of beat frequencies with rates of dephosphorylation of adenosine triphosphate by glycerinated sea urchin spermatozoa as functions of adenosine triphosphate concentration suggests that each molecule of the flagellar adenosine triphosphatase, dynein, dephosphorylates one adenosine triphosphate molecule during each beat cycle.

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Additional Information:© 1967 American Association for the Advancement of Science. Received 3 February 1967. Supported in part by PHS grants GM-6965 and GM-14613. I thank B. Benedict for assistance with this work, and Dr. G. Stephens for use of facilities at the University of California, Irvine.
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U.S. Public Health Service (USPHS)GM-6965
U.S. Public Health Service (USPHS)GM-14613
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Official Citation:Adenosine Triphosphate Usage by Flagella C. J. Brokaw Science 7 April 1967: 156 (3771), 76-78. [DOI:10.1126/science.156.3771.76]
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