Isoelectric point of cytochrome C at pH 7.0

Value 10.8 unitless
Organism Unspecified
Reference Beveridge TJ, Graham LL. Surface layers of bacteria. Microbiol Rev. 1991 Dec55(4):684-705. p.698 left column 2nd paragraphPubMed ID1723487
Primary Source Beveridge, T. J. 1989. Interactions of metal ions with components of bacterial cell walls and their biomineralization, p. 65-83. In R. K. Poole and G. M. Gadd (ed.), Metal-microbe interactions. IRL Press, Oxford.
Comments The high isoelectric point of this molecule (pI = 10.8) at pH 7.0 and its small molecular dimensions (2.5 by 2.5 by 3.7 nm) allow it to fit into very small spaces on bacterial surfaces (primary source).
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