Average diameter of ave. protein
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|Organism||Bacteria Escherichia coli|
|Primary Source||Additional ref - Statistically enhanced promiscuity of structurally correlated patterns D. B. Lukatsky* and E. I. Shakhnovich, Phys Rev E Stat Nonlin Soft Matter Phys. 2008 Feb77(2 Pt 1):020901PubMed ID18351980|
|Comments||A list of primary sources is given in the reference. Additional ref gives value of 2 nm. Lactose permease diameter is 4nm (bion ). General size of proteins in other sources 4-6 nm. Thus, a range of 2-6 nm for an average protein diameter.|
|Entered by||Ron Milo, Paul Jorgensen, Mike Springer|