Ribosomes per cell

Range 6700-71000 molecules per cell
Organism Bacteria Escherichia coli
Reference X. Sunney Xie, Paul J. Choi, Gene-Wei Li, Nam Ki Lee, and Giuseppe Lia, 'Single-Molecule Approach to Molecular Biology in Living Bacterial Cells', Annu. Rev. Biophys. 2008. 37:p.419PubMed ID18573089
Primary Source Bremer H, Dennis PP. 1996. Modulation of chemical composition and other parameters of the cell by growth rate. In Escherichia coli and Salmonella: Cellular and Molecular Biology, ed. FCNeidhardt,RCurtiss, JL Ingraham,ECCLin,KBLow, et al., pp. 1553–69.Washington,DC: ASM
Comments In the growth rate of 0.6 to 2.5 doublings per hour, the number of ribosomes per average cell was seen to increase 10-fold at the above Range
Entered by Uri M
ID 102015