Fraction of wildtype cells that are anucleate

Range <0.03% %
Organism Bacteria Escherichia coli
Reference Young KD. The selective value of bacterial shape. Microbiol Mol Biol Rev. 2006 Sep70(3):660-703 DOI: 10.1128/MMBR.00001-06 p.670 right column top paragraphPubMed ID16959965
Primary Source [126] Hiraga S et al., Chromosome partitioning in Escherichia coli: novel mutants producing anucleate cells. J Bacteriol. 1989 Mar171(3):1496-505PubMed ID2646284
Comments P.670 right column top paragraph: "Fewer than 0.03% of wild-type E. coli cells are anucleate, but Hiraga et al. isolated mutants that produced anucleate cells at rates of 0.5 to 3.0% (primary source)."
Entered by Uri M
ID 115597