UvrD helicase molecules per cell

Value ~3000 unitless
Organism Bacteria Escherichia coli
Reference Petit MA, Dervyn E, Rose M, Entian KD, McGovern S, Ehrlich SD, Bruand C. PcrA is an essential DNA helicase of Bacillus subtilis fulfilling functions both in repair and rolling-circle replication. Mol Microbiol. 1998 Jul29(1):261-73. p. 268 right column 2nd paragraphPubMed ID9701819
Primary Source Arthur HM, Eastlake PB. Transcriptional control of the uvrD gene of Escherichia coli. Gene. 1983 Nov25(2-3):309-16.PubMed ID6319240
Comments The UvrD gene has a high level of expression in E. coli, (˜100ß-gal units/OD, corresponding to ˜3,000 molecules of UvrD/cell, primary source) UvrD is the most abundant DNA helicase in E. coli whereas the Rep helicase is present at ˜50 molecules per cell (BNID 105583)
Entered by Burak Okumus
ID 105584