Diameter of carboxysome membrane

Value 3.5 nm
Organism Bacteria Hallothiobacillus neapolitanus
Reference Shively JM, Ball FL, Kline BW. Electron microscopy of the carboxysomes (polyhedral bodies) of Thiobacillus neapolitanus. J Bacteriol. 1973 Dec116(3):1405-11, fig. 3-4PubMed ID4127632
Method electron microscopy image
Comments The membrane of the carboxysome, a single layer about 3.5-nm thick in thin section, appears to be similar to the membrane surrounding the sulfur granules of Chromatium and the gas vacuoles of blue-green algae
Entered by Uri M
ID 102649