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Evolutionary primacy of sodium bioenergetics

Overview of attention for article published in Biology Direct, April 2008
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Evolutionary primacy of sodium bioenergetics
Published in
Biology Direct, April 2008
DOI 10.1186/1745-6150-3-13
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Armen Y Mulkidjanian, Michael Y Galperin, Kira S Makarova, Yuri I Wolf, Eugene V Koonin


The F- and V-type ATPases are rotary molecular machines that couple translocation of protons or sodium ions across the membrane to the synthesis or hydrolysis of ATP. Both the F-type (found in most bacteria and eukaryotic mitochondria and chloroplasts) and V-type (found in archaea, some bacteria, and eukaryotic vacuoles) ATPases can translocate either protons or sodium ions. The prevalent proton-dependent ATPases are generally viewed as the primary form of the enzyme whereas the sodium-translocating ATPases of some prokaryotes are usually construed as an exotic adaptation to survival in extreme environments.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 3 2%
Russia 2 1%
Netherlands 1 <1%
Chile 1 <1%
Germany 1 <1%
Canada 1 <1%
Spain 1 <1%
Poland 1 <1%
Unknown 144 93%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 36 23%
Student > Ph. D. Student 34 22%
Student > Bachelor 18 12%
Student > Master 13 8%
Professor 6 4%
Other 20 13%
Unknown 28 18%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 51 33%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 39 25%
Immunology and Microbiology 7 5%
Environmental Science 7 5%
Chemistry 4 3%
Other 15 10%
Unknown 32 21%
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This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 5. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 25 August 2017.
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