Protein content of cell

Range ~20 %
Organism Mammals
Reference Wisniewski JR, Ostasiewicz P, Dus K, Zielinska DF, Gnad F, Mann M. Extensive quantitative remodeling of the proteome between normal colon tissue and adenocarcinoma. Mol Syst Biol. 2012 8: 611. doi: 10.1038/msb.2012.44. p.8 right column 2nd paragraphPubMed ID22968445
Primary Source Ellis RJ (2001) Macromolecular crowding: obvious but underappreciated. Trends Biochem Sci 26: 597–604PubMed ID11590012
Comments P.8 right column 2nd paragraph: "To calculate copy numbers of proteins in the enterocytes, [researchers] assumed the volume of these cells to be about 1400µm^3 (BNID 111216) and the protein content of mammalian cells to be about 20% (primary source)."
Entered by Uri M
ID 111217