Percentage of cell dry weight that is cell wall

Range 26 to 32 %
Organism Yeast
Reference Nguyen TH, Fleet GH, Rogers PL. Composition of the cell walls of several yeast species. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. 1998 Aug50(2):206-12. AbstractPubMed ID9763691
Comments Cell walls, representing 26%-32% of the cell dry weight, were prepared from several strains of the yeasts Kloeckera apiculata, Debaryomyces hansenii, Zygosaccharomyces bailii, Kluyveromyces marxianus and Saccharomyces cerevisiae.
Entered by Uri M
ID 108194