Average radius of folded protein

Value 2 nm
Organism Generic
Reference Zhdanov VP. Conditions of appreciable influence of microRNA on a large number of target mRNAs. Mol Biosyst. 2009 Jun5(6):638-43 p.641 left column top paragraphPubMed ID19462021
Comments P.641 left column top paragraph: "For miRNA (or folded proteins), r (particle radius) is about 2×10^-7 cm." Note-radius of 2.5nm (5nm diameter) for average protein in E. coli given by link See Stokes radius of Casein 2.9-3.7 nm (BNID 103862), Radius of gyration of myoglobin (BNID 103782), Radius of gyration of ribonuclease1.43 nm (BNID 103781), Radius of gyration of conalbumin (BNID 103737), albumin diameter 3nm (BNID 103736), insulin receptor diameter 6.5nm (BNID 103212), Diameter of the LacY transporter ~6 nm (BNID 102929). See BNID 103880, 103782. See BNID 101827 for radius of 2nm from a different reference.
Entered by Ron Milo, Paul Jorgensen, Mike Springer
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