Cell diameter

Value 3.74 µm Range: ±0.15 µm
Organism Fission yeast Schizosaccharomyces pombe
Reference Wu JQ, Pollard TD. Counting cytokinesis proteins globally and locally in fission yeast. Science. 2005 Oct 14 310(5746):pp. 310-14 Supporting Online Material (p.5 bottom line) - link PubMed ID16224022
Method Electron microscope imaging
Comments Cells have a regular rod shape with a constant diameter (N = 2600 cells). See BNID 102285 for diploid cell diameter of 5µm. According to Nurse, PMID 7949418 p. 613 left column 2nd paragraph, diameter is ~3µm
Entered by Uri M
ID 102280