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Fig. 1 | Nanoscale Research Letters

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From: Self-Assembly Stability and Variability of Bacterial Microcompartment Shell Proteins in Response to the Environmental Change

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Bacterial microcompartment, shell organization, and self-assembly. a Hundreds of copies of BMC shell protein homologs self-assemble to form an icosahedral protein organelle. BMC-H proteins, in yellow, form the facets and BMC-P proteins, in red, occupy the vertices. b AFM topographs of shell facets composed of Hoch_5815 BMC-H hexamers. Dynamic events (circles) were observed within seconds using HS-AFM

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