Rep helicase molecules per cell

Value ~50 Copies/cell
Organism Bacteria Escherichia coli
Reference Petit MA, Dervyn E, Rose M, Entian KD, McGovern S, Ehrlich SD, Bruand C. PcrA is an essential DNA helicase of Bacillus subtilis fulfilling functions both in repair and rolling-circle replication. Mol Microbiol. 1998 Jul29(1):261-73. p. 261 right column 2nd paragraphPubMed ID9701819
Primary Source Scott JF, Kornberg A. Purification of the rep protein of Escherichia coli. An ATPase which separates duplex DNA strands in advance of replication. J Biol Chem. 1978 May 10 253(9):3292-7.PubMed ID147873
Comments UvrD is the most abundant DNA helicase in E. coli ˜3000 molecules per cell (BNID 105584), whereas the Rep helicase is present at ˜50 molecules per cell (primary source)
Entered by Burak Okumus
ID 105583