Enzyme concentration in mitochondrial matrix

Range 270-560 mg protein/ml
Organism Unspecified
Reference Partikian, A., B. Olveczky, R. Swaminathan, Y. Li, and A. S. Verkman. 1998. Rapid diffusion of green fluorescent protein in the mitochondrial matrix. J Cell Biol. 1998 Feb 23 140(4):821-9. p.821 left columnPubMed ID9472034
Primary Source Srere, P.A. 1980. The infrastructure of the mitochondrial matrix. Trends Biochem. Sci. 5:120–121. AND Goodsell DS. Inside a living cell. Trends Biochem Sci. 1991 Jun16(6):203-6PubMed ID1891800
Comments P.821 left column: "The very high density of enzymes and other proteins in the matrix, which may be as high as 270–560 mg protein/ml (primary sources), makes it the most crowded aqueous cellular compartment."
Entered by Uri M
ID 108992