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Substance Name: Gas vesicle protein
RN: 134012-67-2

Note

  • Proteins that form hollow structures, they usually take the shape of a cylindrical tube closed by conical end caps. Gas vesicles occur in five phyla of the Bacteria and two groups of the Archaea, but they are mostly restricted to planktonic microorganisms, in which they provide buoyancy. By regulating their relative gas vesicle content aquatic microbes are able to perform vertical migrations.

Molecular Formula

  • C334-H557-N85-O103
 
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Gas vesicle protein

Synonym

  • Gvpa gene product

Systematic Name

  • Protein (Pseudoanabaena strain PCC 6901 gene gvpA)

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 134012-67-2

System Generated Number

  • 0134012672