Mean DNA content by mass

Value 3.2 fg DNA/cell Range: ±0.14 fg DNA/cell
Organism prokaryote
Reference Dell'Anno A, Danovaro R. Extracellular DNA plays a key role in deep-sea ecosystem functioning. Science. 2005 Sep 30 309(5744):2179. supplementary online material p.1 bottom sentencePubMed ID16195451
Method calculated on the basis of the genome size and molar GC content of all prokaryotes (n=197) contained in the NCBI gene bank (
Comments fg=10^-15gram
Entered by Uri M
ID 105852