Diameter of Right-Side-Out (RSO) bacterial membrane vesicles

Range 0.5 to 1.0 μm
Organism bacteria
Reference Kaback HR. Active transport in Escherichia coli: passage to permease. Annu Rev Biophys Biophys Chem. 1986 15: 279-319. p.281 2nd paragraphPubMed ID3521656
Primary Source Kaback, H. R. 1971. Methods Enzymol. 22 : 99
Comments "Right-side-out (RSO) bacterial membrane vesicles are prepared by lysis of osmotically-sensitized cells (i.e. protoplasts or spheroplasts). RSO vesicles consist of osmotically-intact, unit-membrane-bound sacs that are 0.5-1.0µm in diameter (primary source)."
Entered by Uri M
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