Thickness of cytoplasmic and outer membrane (each)

Value 75 Å
Organism Bacteria Escherichia coli
Reference DiRienzo JM, Nakamura K, Inouye M. The outer membrane proteins of Gram-negative bacteria: biosynthesis, assembly, and functions. Annu Rev Biochem. 1978 47: 481-532. p.484 2nd paragraphPubMed ID354502
Primary Source Osborn MJ, Gander JE, Parisi E, Carson J. Mechanism of assembly of the outer membrane of Salmonella typhimurium. Isolation and characterization of cytoplasmic and outer membrane. J Biol Chem. 1972 Jun 25 247(12):3962-72.PubMed ID4555955
Comments Both the cytoplasmic and outer membranes are 75Å. thick and are 100Å. apart (primary source).
Entered by Uri M
ID 109060