Distribution of RNA in cell

Range rRNA 85 %: tRNA 10–12 %: mRNA 2–5 % %
Organism Human Homo sapiens
Reference Finka A, Sood V, Quadroni M, Rios PL, Goloubinoff P. Quantitative proteomics of heat-treated human cells show an across-the-board mild depletion of housekeeping proteins to massively accumulate few HSPs. Cell Stress Chaperones. 2015 Apr 8. doi 10.1007/s12192-015-0583-2 p.4/16 left column bottom paragraphPubMed ID25847399
Primary Source Lodish HF (2000) Molecular cell biology, 4th edn. W.H. Freeman, New York
Comments p.4/16 left column bottom paragraph:"The total amount of RNA in an average human cell ranges between 10 and 30 pg (BNID 111205) estimated to be distributed in 85 % rRNA, 10–12 % tRNA, and 2–5 % mRNA (primary source)."
Entered by Uri M
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