Figure 3-77. The transport of calcium ions by the Ca2+ pump.

Figure 3-77The transport of calcium ions by the Ca2+ pump

(A) The structure of the pump protein, formed from a single subunit of 994 amino acids (see Figure 11-15 for details). (B) A model for ion pumping. For simplicity, only two of the four transmembrane α helices that bind Ca2+ are shown.

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