Average number of RuBisCOs per carboxysome (octamers)

Value 232 molecules/carboxysome Range: ±18 (207-269) molecules/carboxysome
Organism Cyanobacterium Synechococcus WH8102
Reference Iancu et al. The Structure of Isolated Synechococcus Strain WH8102 Carboxysomes as Revealed by Electron Cryotomography. J. Mol. Biol. 2007. 372 pp.763-774PubMed ID17669419
Comments Notice that this is the number of Rubisco complexes each containing 8 monomers. See BNID 102651
Entered by Phil Mongiovi
ID 101678