Percentage of cell volume occupied by vacuole

Value 8 %
Organism Chlamydomonas reinhardtii
Reference Owens T, Poole RJ. Regulation of cytoplasmic and vacuolar volumes by plant cells in suspension culture. Plant Physiol. 1979 Nov64(5):900-4. p.903 left column 3rd paragraphPubMed ID16661079
Primary Source Schotz F, H BathelT, C-G Arnold, O Schimmer 1972 Die Architektur und Organisation der Chlamydomonas-Zelle. Protoplasma 75: 229-254
Comments "There is little quantitative information of this type in the literature. In the unicellular algae Chlamydomonas reinhardii and Chlorella pyrenoidosa the vacuole has been shown to occupy only 8% and 8 to 13% of the cell volume, respectively (primary source)"
Entered by Uri M
ID 107826