Number of ribosomes

Range Log phase 108×10^6: Stationary (starved) 40×10^6 ribosomes/cell
Organism Tetrahymena thermophila
Reference Calzone FJ, Stathopoulos VA, Grass D, Gorovsky MA, Angerer RC. Regulation of protein synthesis in Tetrahymena. RNA sequence sets of growing and starved cells. J Biol Chem. 1983 Jun 10 258(11):6899-905 p.6892 table IIIPubMed ID6189832
Comments P.6892 left column: "The experiments to measure ribosome content/cell (Table III) also generated estimates of total cytoplasmic RNA since the protocol to isolate ribosomes should have included cytoplasmic messenger ribonucleoprotein."
Entered by Uri M
ID 114959