Area of cross section of rhodopsin in membrane area

Value 1500 Å^2
Organism Cow Bos Taurus
Reference Marsh D. Lateral pressure profile, spontaneous curvature frustration, and the incorporation and conformation of proteins in membranes. Biophys J. 2007 Dec 193(11):3884-99PubMed ID17704167
Primary Source Teller DC, Okada T, Behnke CA, Palczewski K, Stenkamp RE. Advances in determination of a high-resolution three-dimensional structure of rhodopsin, a model of G-protein-coupled receptors (GPCRs). Biochemistry. 2001 Jul 340(26):7761-72PubMed ID11425302
Comments The transmembrane domain in the dark state of rhodopsin is roughly elliptical in cross-section with dimensions ~45 × 37 Å. See BNID 105804, 105805, 105806, 102781, 105300
Entered by Uri M
ID 103604