Fraction of carboxysome volume occupied by RuBisCOs

Value 27 %
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 This is assuming RuBisCO is approximately spherical and the carboxysome volume was determined assuming a regular icosahedron. See BNID 105882
Entered by Phil Mongiovi
ID 101680