Bacteriorhodopsin necklace in silver 925
The jewelry shows the three-dimensional structure 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.
Chain length: 70 cm
Length of the pendulum: 5 cm
Silver chain included.
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