Potassium channel necklace in silver
The jewelry shows the three-dimensional structure of potassium channel in 1.2 mm silver wire.
Potassium channel is a kind of port in the cell membrane that can pass through potassium ions.
Four identical protein molecules form a complex around a central ion pore.
The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2003 was awarded to Roderick MacKinnon “for structural and mechanistic studies of ion channels.”
Chain length: 70 cm
Length of the pendulum: 6 cm
Silver chain included.
2 in stock