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||Researchers measured the intracellular concentration of Hfq by
Western immunoblot analysis with specific antibodies. See notes beneath table.
agreement with a previous estimation (ref 28), the Hfq level at the
exponential growth phase was found to be about 55,000 molecules
per cell (Fig. 2F).