Number of copies of coat protein in the MS2 viral capsid

Value 180 protein copies
Organism Bacteria Escherichia coli
Reference Jain R, Srivastava R. Metabolic investigation of host/pathogen interaction using MS2-infected Escherichia coli. BMC Syst Biol. 2009 Dec 30 3 :121. doi: 10.1186/1752-0509-3-121. p.5 right column bottom paragraphPubMed ID20042079
Comments "The experimentally calculated value of the flux, 1.05×10^-5mmol/(gDW?h), was based on the burst size of 10±1pfu/cell [PMID 17137314], latent period of 60±2 min [PMID 17137314] and the composition of the viral capsid containing 180 copies of the coat protein."
Entered by Uri M
ID 109693