Diffusion coefficient of cell

Range ~5e-6 cm^2/sec
Organism Bacteria Escherichia coli
Reference Berg HC, Turner L. Chemotaxis of bacteria in glass capillary arrays. Escherichia coli, motility, microchannel plate, and light scattering. Biophys J. 1990 Oct58(4):919-30. p.928 left column 2nd paragraphPubMed ID2248995
Comments "The flux observed in the absence of a gradient implies a diffusion coefficient D~5x10^-6 cm^2/s (neglecting unstirred layers see below)." Equals to 500µm^2/sec
Entered by Uri M
ID 109424