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Mg2+, Ca2+-dependent adenosine triphosphatase as receptor for divalent cations in bacterial sensing

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Science  30 Jul 1976:
Vol. 193, Issue 4251, pp. 405-408
DOI: 10.1126/science.132702

Abstract

The Mg2+, Ca2+-dependent adenosine triphosphatase responsible for interconversion of the energized membrane state to adenosine triphosphate is the receptor for divalent metal ions in bacterial chemotaxis. The receptors controlling bacterial behavior show a common pattern of dual functions.

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