Any of several related purple photosynthetic proteins, found in halobacteria, that act as proton pumps.
Bacteriorhodopsin is a protein used by Archaea, the most notable one being Halobacteria. It acts as a proton pump; that is, it captures light energy and uses it to move protons across the membrane out of the cell. The resulting proton gradient is subsequently converted into chemical energy.
The numerical value of bacteriorhodopsin in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of bacteriorhodopsin in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
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