Fraction that EF-Tu makes of the cellular protein in rapidly growing cells

Value 5 %
Organism bacteria
Reference Boltaña S, Reyes-Lopez F, Morera D, Goetz F, MacKenzie SA. Divergent responses to peptidoglycans derived from different E. coli serotypes influence inflammatory outcome in trout, Oncorhynchus mykiss, macrophages. BMC Genomics. 2011 Jan 14 12: 34. doi: 10.1186/1471-2164-12-34. p.684 left columnPubMed ID21235753
Primary Source Furano AV. The elongation factor Tu coded by the tufA gene of Escherichia coli K-12 is almost identical to that coded by the tufB gene. J Biol Chem. 1977 Mar 25 252(6):2154-7.PubMed ID321450
Comments "EF-Tu and its eukaryotic counterpart eEF-1 are essential proteins involved in gene expression. In rapidly growing bacterial cells, EF-Tu accounts for approximately 5% of the cellular proteins [primary source]"
Entered by Uri M
ID 110160