- Published17 Aug 2012
- Reviewed17 Aug 2012
- Source BrainFacts/SfN
The conversion of sunlight or food into the energy that makes life as we know it possible involves numerous chains of chemical reactions. One molecule with a starring role in metabolism is adenosine triphosphate (ATP).
The image above shows a computer simulation of a protein complex involved in the production of ATP. The researchers who created it were interested in how protein changes caused by epilepsy affect the protein’s function.
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