Permease molecules needed to drive full induction of Lac operon

Value >=10 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.436PubMed ID18573089
Method detection by localization
Comments Expression of the permease is controlled by the lac repressor responding to the level of the inducer in the media. burst frequency=1.5 bursts per cell. burst size=1.7 molecules per cell
Entered by Uri M
ID 102050