RNA polymerase elongation rate on an intact rrn operon

Range ~90 nts/sec
Organism Bacteria Escherichia coli
Reference Condon C, French S, Squires C, Squires CL. Depletion of functional ribosomal RNA operons in Escherichia coli causes increased expression of the remaining intact copies. EMBO J. 1993 Nov12(11):4305-15. p.4309 right column bottom paragraphPubMed ID8223440
Method "[researchers] calculated the rate of RNA polymerase elongation on an intact rrn operon from the kinetics of appearance of the unique tRNATrP at the end of rrnC."
Entered by Uri M
ID 109084