Average diameter of alpha carboxysome

Value 97.1 nm
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 transmission electron micrographs of purified carboxysomes.
Comments Size distribution manually extracted from figure 3 and averaged. 92 carboxysomes measured.
Entered by Avi Flamholz
ID 111468