Diameter of individual carboxysome
|123 nm Range: 114-137 nm
|Cyanobacterium Synechococcus WH8102
|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
|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.