F-plasmids per cell

Range 1-3 molecules per cell
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 Frame R, Bishop JO. 1971. The number of sex-factors per chromosome in Escherichia coli. Biochem. J. 121:93–103PubMed ID4940379
Method Hybridizing RNA which was synthesized in vitro with DNA extracted from E. coli carrying F'8 gal.
Comments F'8 gal=A substituted sex-factor of Escherichia coli.
Entered by Uri M
ID 102020