Total number of proteins per cell

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Value 5e+7 Molecules/cell
Organism Budding yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae
Reference Futcher B, Latter GI, Monardo P, McLaughlin CS, Garrels JI. A sampling of the yeast proteome. Mol Cell Biol. 1999 Nov19(11):7357-68. p.7358 left column 4th paragraphPubMed ID10523624
Method A haploid yeast cell contains about 4 ×10^-12 g of protein (1, 15). Assuming a mean protein mass of 50kDa, there are about 50×10^6 molecules of protein per cell. 6×10^23[proteins/mole]×4×10^ -12[gram]/50000[gram/mole]=~50×10^6proteins
Comments See BNID 104313
Entered by Uri M
ID 106198