Average number of proteins per transcript

Value 10 unitless
Organism Bacteria Escherichia coli
Reference A Arkin, J Ross, HH McAdams, Stochastic kinetic analysis of developmental pathway bifurcation in phage lambda-infected Escherichia coli cells. Genetics. 1998 Aug 149(4):1633-48.PubMed ID9691025
Primary Source 1) Kepes, Kinetics of induced enzyme synthesis. Determination of the mean life of galactosidase-specific messenger RNA. Biochim Biophys Acta. 1963 Oct 15 76:293-309. (2) Yarchuk O, Jacques N, Guillerez J, Dreyfus M. Interdependence of translation, transcription and mRNA degradation in the lacZ gene. J Mol Biol. 1992 Aug 5 226(3):581-96.PubMed ID14097386, 1507217
Comments Note-Lu et al 2007 give value of ~540 proteins/mRNA BNID 104186.
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ID 100196