Percentage of cell dry weight that is cell wall

Value 21.7 %
Organism Fission yeast Schizosaccharomyces pombe
Reference Mitchison JM. The growth of single cells. I. Schizosaccharomyces pombe. Exp Cell Res. 1957 Oct13(2):244-62. p.255 3rd paragraphPubMed ID13480293
Method "A quadratic curve (of the form y = A + Bx + Cx^2) was fitted to each section of the mass and volume curves, the method of orthogonal polynomials being used."
Comments "The dry weight of these cell walls accounted for 21.7% of the total dry weight of the cells."
Entered by Uri M
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