Diameter of individual carboxysome

Value 123 nm Range: 114-137 nm
Organism Cyanobacterium Synechococcus WH8102
Reference Iancu et al. The Structure of Isolated Synechococcus Strain WH8102 Carboxysomes as Revealed by Electron Cryotomography. J. Mol. Biol. 2007. 372 pp.763-774PubMed ID17669419
Comments The shape of the carboxysome is actually an icosahedron. The diameter was defined as the longest dimension of each geometrically perfectly fitted icosahedron. See reference for more information.
Entered by Phil Mongiovi
ID 101676