Fraction of total cell volume occupied by ER

Value <= % Range: ≤5 %
Organism Mammals
Reference Hansen RE, Roth D, Winther JR. Quantifying the global cellular thiol-disulfide status. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2009 Jan 13 106(2):422-7. doi: 10.1073/pnas.0812149106. Table 2PubMed ID19122143
Primary Source 1) Dean PM (1973) Ultrastructural morphometry of pancreatic beta-cell. Diabetologia 9:115–119. (2) Weibel ER, Staubli W, Gnagi HR, Hess FA (1969) Correlated morphometric and biochemical studies on liver cell. I. Morphometric model, stereologic methods, and normal morphometric data for rat liver. J Cell Biol 42: 68–91.PubMed ID4577291, 4891915
Method (primary source 2) stereologic analysis of electron micrographs (electron microscopy)
Comments For fraction of different organelles out of rat hepatocyte volume See p.82 fig.6 in primary source (2) (Weibel 1969, free online article)
Entered by Uri M
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