Characteristic generation time in rich medium

Range ~100 minutes
Organism Budding yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae
Reference JR Warner,The economics of ribosome biosynthesis in yeast,Trends Biochem Sci. 1999 Nov24(11):437-40. p.437 left column bottom paragraphPubMed ID10542411
Comments "Comparison of the size of the genome (1.4×10^7 bp) with the RNA in a ribosome (5469 nucleotides) shows that there are nearly 200,000 ribosomes per cell (Fig. 1a). With a generation time of ~100 min, the cell must produce 2000 ribosomes per min." Can reach ~70 minutes under ideal conditions (see BNID 101747). For 99 min see BNID 101310. See BNID 104 360
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