uncoupler


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uncoupler

an agent that inhibits ATP synthesis by dissociating it from the electron transport system at one or more of the phosphorylation sites.
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Nitrophenols are known protonophores and have been used in structural alert models to define uncouplers (Naven et al.
A rapid increase in cell-associated ciprofloxacin uptake among isolates belonging to the genosubtypes was evident after addition of carbonyl cyanide m-chlorophenylhydrazone (CCCP), a proton motive force uncoupler.
We conclude that Chara does produce allelopathic compounds, and we are currently testing the hypothesis that Chara secretes a water soluble chemical that inhibits photosynthesis while acting as a respiratory uncoupler.
When immune responses are overstimulated or essential systems compromised by metabolic uncoupler toxins or essential factor deficits, repair is deferred, tissue permeability increases, and the immune system can access and attack structural or cellular elements (see Table 4, p.