Length of disaccharide unit in glycan

Value 1.03 nm
Organism Various
Reference Vollmer W, Seligman SJ. Architecture of peptidoglycan: more data and more models. Trends Microbiol. 2010 Feb18(2):59-66.PubMed ID20060721
Primary Source CARLSTROM D. The crystal structure of alpha-chitin (poly-N-acetyl-D-glucosamine). J Biophys Biochem Cytol. 1957 Sep 25 3(5):669-83.PubMed ID13475384
Method (Primary source): optical diffraction methods and fourier transforms. Tissue from apodemes of the lobster (Homarus americanus).
Entered by Uri M
ID 105386