ATP synthase images

In this gallery we look at images related to adenosine triphosphate (ATP) synthase, a nanoscale machine that is essential to life

An enzyme is a protein that increases the rate of a reaction, often by at least a million times that of the uncatalysed reaction.

Image research by Iona Twaddell and captions by Rosie Cotter, adapted from Wellcome Collection unless stated otherwise.

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About this resource

This resource was first published in ‘Proteins’ in January 2014.

Cell biology
Education levels:
16–19, Continuing professional development