Lac repressor tetramers per cell

Value 5 tetramer molecules
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 Gilbert W, Muller-Hill B. 1966. Isolation of the lac repressor. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 56:1891–98PubMed ID16591435
Comments 10 molecules of tetrameric lac repressor according to: Benno Muller-hill, 1996, The Lac Operon: A Short History Of A Genetic Paradigm, Publisher: Walter de Gruyter. Berlin. New York. Part 3.2 pp.135, citing the same primary source. 10 molecules per cell also according to Benjamin Lewin Genes VIII 2004 p.295 5th paragrah
Entered by Uri M
ID 102022