Height of insulin hexamer

Value 3.5 nm
Organism Pig Sus species
Reference Sakabe et al. X-ray studies of water structure in 2 Zn insulin crystal. Proc. Int. Symp. Biomol. Struct. Interactions, Suppl. J. Biosci.,Vol. 8, Nos 1 2, Aug 1985, pp. 45–55.
Method x-ray crystallography
Comments This value would be very similar for human insulin. The volume of an insulin hexamer is therefore 6.872e-26 m^3
Entered by Phil Mongiovi
ID 101660