Translation rate of DsRed monomers

Value 6.7 DsRed monomers/mRNA transcript/min
Organism Bacteria Escherichia coli
Reference Guet CC et al., Minimally invasive determination of mRNA concentration in single living bacteria. Nucleic Acids Res. 2008 Jul36(12):e73. doi: 10.1093/nar/gkn329. p.4 right column bottom paragraphPubMed ID18515347
Comments p.4 right column bottom paragraph:"The rate of production of DsRed monomers, P, is: d[P]/dt=k[mRNA]- µ[P] where k is the translation rate per mRNA molecule. At steady state, k= µ[P]/[mRNA]. [Investigators] find k=6.7 DsRed monomers per mRNA transcript per minute."
Entered by Uri M
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