Table 1.

Thicknesses of the membranes of cellular organelles and the IV form of VV, measured by conventional electron microscopy of VV-infected HeLa cells

StructureMean bilayer thickness ± SD, nm (n = 10)
Nuclear envelope5.07 ± 0.19
ER5.15 ± 0.12
Golgi membrane5.19 ± 0.22
Mitochondrial membrane4.97 ± 0.25
Plasma membrane4.97 ± 0.20
IV membrane5.04 ± 0.24