Bacteriorhodopsin

Necklace

Pendant of bacteriorhodopsin in 1 mm silver wire.

Richard Hendersson, one of the Nobel Prize winner in Chemistry 2017, succeeded in using an electron microscopy to generate a three-dimensional image of a protein, bacteriorhodopsin. It is a protein located in the cell membrane and acts as a light-driven proton pump in the cell.

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Bacteriorhodopsin necklace in silver
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