Proton gradient

How does it work?

The proton gradient works by H+ moving down its concentration gradient. By moving with their gradient, the protons cause the ATP synthase spin which catalyzes the conversion of ADP to ATP.
So its like a flow of water that powers a water wheel that allows for ADP to become ATP.

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