Number of copies of the chromosome

Value 6.5 copies/cell
Organism Cyanobacteria Synechococcus elongatus PCC 7942
Reference Bird AJ, Turner-Cavet JS, Lakey JH, Robinson NJ. A Carboxyl-terminal Cys2/His2-type Zinc-finger Motif in DNA Primase Influences DNA Content in Synechococcus PCC 7942, J Biol Chem. 1998 Aug 14 273(33):21246-52.PubMed ID9694883
Comments Notice that these are identical copies of the same chromosome. Can range significantly, a number of up to 30 was cited.
Entered by Ron Milo - Admin
ID 100515