Number of Zn ions in cell grown on LB broth

Value 4e+5 Unitless
Organism Bacteria Escherichia coli
Reference Outten CE, O'Halloran TV. Femtomolar sensitivity of metalloregulatory proteins controlling zinc homeostasis. Science. 2001 Jun 29 292(5526):2488-92 p. 2489 fig. 1APubMed ID11397910
Method The total zinc content of E. coli, also known as the zinc quota, was established by inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry (ICPMS) analysis of whole cell lysate. Extracted manually from fig 1A
Comments Note-value of ~100µM on LB broth given in fig. 1C. Note-Soldo et al., 2005 doi:10.1016/j.aquatox.2004.11.011 cite ref above giving value of 7mM
Entered by Ron Milo, Paul Jorgensen, Mike Springer
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