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  • n. Any ionophore that transports protons

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Examples

  • This membrane depolarization can be mimicked experimentally by treating cells with CCCP-a "protonophore" that pokes a hole in the membrane, making it more permeable to protons.

    PLoS Biology: New Articles

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