Diameter of proteoliposome

Range ~0.1 μm
Organism Unspecified
Reference Kaback HR. Active transport in Escherichia coli: passage to permease. Annu Rev Biophys Biophys Chem. 1986 15: 279-319. p.298 bottom paragraphPubMed ID3521656
Primary Source Costello, M. J., Viitanen, P., Carrasco, N., Foster, D. L., Kaback, H. R. Morphology of proteoliposomes reconstituted with purified lac carrier protein from Escherichia coli. 1984. J. Bioi. Chern. 259 : 15579 AND Garcia, M. L., Viitanen, P., Foster, D. L., Kaback, H. R Mechanism of lactose translocation in proteoliposomes reconstituted with lac carrier protein purified from Escherichia coli. 1. Effect of pH and imposed membrane potential on efflux, exchange, and counterflow. 1983. Biochemistry 22 : 2524PubMed ID6392300, 6344920
Method "Proteoliposomes prepared by octylglucoside dilution followed by freezethaw/ sonication are unilamellar vesicles about 100 nm in diameter with no internal structure (primary sources)."
Comments Please see Turina et al., 2003 PMID 12554643 p.419 left column bottom paragraph:"These proteoliposomes have a diameter of 120 ± 20 nm, as determined by dynamic light scattering."
Entered by Uri M
ID 109124