Dimensions of vault organelle

Range 400 × 400 × 700 Å
Organism Eukaryotes
Reference Gopinath SC, Wadhwa R, Kumar PK. Expression of noncoding vault RNA in human malignant cells and its importance in mitoxantrone resistance. Mol Cancer Res. 2010 Nov8(11):1536-46 p.1536 left column top paragraphPubMed ID20881010
Primary Source Kedersha NL, Heuser JE, Chugani DC, Rome LH. Vaults. III. Vault ribonucleoprotein particles open into flower-like structures with octagonal symmetry. J Cell Biol. 1991 Jan112(2):225-35.PubMed ID1988458
Method Scanning transmission electron microscopy
Comments These particles represent the largest ribonucleoprotein complex identified thus far in eukaryotic cells.
Entered by Uri M
ID 106329