Fraction of total cell mass that are lipids

Value 20 % of total cell mass
Organism Bacteria Mycoplasma pneumoniae
Reference Wodke JA et al., Dissecting the energy metabolism in Mycoplasma pneumoniae through genome-scale metabolic modeling. Mol Syst Biol. 2013 9: 653. doi: 10.1038/msb.2013.6 Supplementary Information p.6 heading 3.a.PubMed ID23549481
Primary Source Razin S, Argaman M, Avigan J. Chemical Composition of Mycoplasma cells and membranes. J Gen Microbiol. 1963 Dec33: 477-87. DOI: 10.1099/00221287-33-3-477PubMed ID14118039
Comments Supplementary Information p.6 heading 3.a.: "Lipids provide 20% of the total cell mass (assumption based on (primary source)."
Entered by Uri M
ID 115501