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Be expected to have flexible elements + + Ammonia (NH3) is a gas, but when disinvolved in translocation of the subNH4 H solved in water it exists predominantly as the strate. At the two ends of the pore, ammonium ion (NH4+) with a pKa of about 9 broader vestibules contain NH3 in under physiological conditions. For a bacequilibrium with NH4+. AmtB has at terium, NH3 is an important nutrient that its center a narrow hydrophobic pore Cytoplasm must be taken up from the surroundings to element about 20 Å in length, which provide a source of nitrogen for amino acid allows the passage of NH3 but not the The AmtB ammonia channel of E.
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