Enforced ion release in proton-driven membrane transport

Seiji Shinkai, Hidefumi Kinda, Takaaki Sone, Osamu Manabe

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An aza-crown ether with a carboxylate cap acts as a new class of ion carrier for membrane transport, exhibiting rate acceleration due to enforced ion release in the neutral pH region and ion transport against its concentration gradient.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)125-126
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1982
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Molecular Medicine


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