Difference (∆A) in cross-sectional area of the MscS channel reconstituted into liposomes

Value 8.4 nm^2
Organism Bacteria Escherichia coli
Reference Haswell ES, Phillips R, Rees DC. Mechanosensitive channels: what can they do and how do they do it? Structure. 2011 Oct 12 19(10):1356-69. p.1358 right column top paragraphPubMed ID22000509
Primary Source Sukharev S. Purification of the small mechanosensitive channel of Escherichia coli (MscS): the subunit structure, conduction, and gating characteristics in liposomes. Biophys J. 2002 Jul83(1):290-8.PubMed ID12080120
Comments MscS=Mechanosensitive channel of Small conductance.
Entered by Uri M
ID 107624