Number of translations per mRNA

Range 27-93 ribosomes/mRNA
Organism Bacteria Escherichia coli
Reference Bremer, H., Dennis, P. P. (1996) Modulation of chemical composition and other parameters of the cell by growth rate. Neidhardt, et al. eds. Escherichia coli and Salmonella typhimurium: Cellular and Molecular Biology, 2nd ed. chapter 97 Table 1
Primary Source Table 3 - values at different half-lives and doubling times
Method Calculated from data in table 2 using the relationship Ntrans=3(dP/dt)rm. The factor 3 in the numerator is the coding ratio, i.e., 3 mRNA nucleotides per mRNA residue. rm=rate of mRNA synthesis per cell
Entered by Uri M
ID 102364