motor protein


a: Motor protein ~
b: windmill


There is a commonality in terms of energy conversion. Windmills convert wind energy into mechanical energy. The energy generated is used to do something useful like turn an electrical generator or run a water pump. Motor proteins do something like this in that they take the chemical energy from ATP and convert it into the mechanical motion of muscle proteins such as myosin.

Writer: Lucrezia
Where: Reference Link Has Evaporated
Date: Sep 22 2015 2:24 PM

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