Maximum number of MscL per cell

Range ~700 M9 media without salt: ~1,300 various media with salt Channels/cell
Organism Bacteria Escherichia coli
Reference Bialecka-Fornal M, Lee HJ, DeBerg HA, Gandhi CS, Phillips R. Single-cell census of mechanosensitive channels in living bacteria. PLoS One. 2012 7(3):e33077. p.5 left column 2nd paragraphPubMed ID22427953
Method Fluorescence microscopy
Comments MscL=MechanoSensitive (MS) channels of Large conductance. Cells grown to stationary phase in the various salt-supplemented media appear to be approaching a common expression level of ~1,300 channels per cell, nearly twice the maximum level seen in M9 media without salt (~700 channels per cell).
Entered by Uri M
ID 107633