Increase in water efflux times following the deletion of aqpZ

Range from ~10 sec to ~100 sec Seconds
Organism Bacteria Escherichia coli
Reference Pilizota T, Shaevitz JW. Fast, multiphase volume adaptation to hyperosmotic shock by Escherichia coli. PLoS One. 20127(4):e35205 p.2 right column bottom paragraphPubMed ID22514721
Primary Source Delamarche C, et al., Visualization of AqpZ-mediated water permeability in Escherichia coli by cryoelectron microscopy. J Bacteriol. 1999 Jul181(14):4193-7.PubMed ID10400575
Method Electron microscopy
Comments Electron microscopy studies reported that the deletion of aqpZ increased water efflux times from ~10 seconds to ~100 seconds [primary source].
Entered by Uri M
ID 107855