RNAPol I density (per rRNA gene) in oocyte

Range one polymerase/104 nts
Organism African clawed frog Xenopus laevis
Reference French SL, Osheim YN, Cioci F, Nomura M, Beyer AL. In exponentially growing Saccharomyces cerevisiae cells, rRNA synthesis is determined by the summed RNA polymerase I loading rate rather than by the number of active genes. Mol Cell Biol. 2003 Mar23(5):1558-68. p.1567 left column 2nd paragraphPubMed ID12588976
Primary Source Osheim YN, Mougey EB, Windle J, Anderson M, O'Reilly M, Miller OL Jr, Beyer A, Sollner-Webb B. Metazoan rDNA enhancer acts by making more genes transcriptionally active. J Cell Biol. 1996 Jun133(5):943-54.PubMed ID8655586
Comments "Xenopus oocyte rRNA genes averaged one polymerase/104 nt (primary source)."
Entered by Uri M
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