Degradation rate of the bulk of the steady-state protein pool

Value 1 %/hour
Organism Bacteria Escherichia coli
Reference Maurizi MR. Proteases and protein degradation in Escherichia coli. Experientia. 1992 Feb 15 48(2):178-201. p.181 left column bottom paragraphPubMed ID1740190
Primary Source 135 Pine, M. J., Steady-state measurements of the turnover of amino acid in the cellular protein of growing Escherichia coli: existence of two kinetically distinct reactions. J. Bact. 103 (1970) 207-215. & 157 St. John, A. C., Jakubas, K., and Beim, D., Degradation of proteins in steady-state cultures of Escherichia coli. Biochim. biophys. Acta 586 (1979) 537-544.PubMed ID4912523, 383160
Comments "Experiments with batch (primary source 135) or continuous (primary source 157) cultures of E. coli indicate that the bulk of the steady-state protein pool in E. coli cells are degraded at ~ 1% per hour."
Entered by Uri M
ID 109924