Percent of genes that are transcribed at least some of the time as part of an operon

Value 50 %
Organism Bacteria Escherichia coli
Reference Lim HN, Lee Y, Hussein R. Fundamental relationship between operon organization and gene expression. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2011 Jun 28 108(26):10626-31 p.10626 left column 2nd paragraphPubMed ID21670266
Primary Source Okuda S, Kawashima S, Kobayashi K, Ogasawara N, Kanehisa M, Goto S. Characterization of relationships between transcriptional units and operon structures in Bacillus subtilis and Escherichia coli. BMC Genomics. 2007 Feb 13 8: 48.PubMed ID17298663
Comments See BNID 105242
Entered by Uri M
ID 107512