Average mass of alpha carboxysome

Value 219.3 MDa
Organism Halothiobacillus neapolitanus
Reference Schmid MF et al. (2006) Structure of Halothiobacillus neapolitanus Carboxysomes by Cryo-electron Tomography. J Mol Biol 364:526–535.PubMed ID17028023
Method Analysis of scanning transmission electron micrographs of purified carboxysomes.
Comments Mass distribution manually extracted from figure 5 and averaged. 266 carboxysomes measured.
Entered by Avi Flamholz
ID 111469