Mean weight of one nucleotide pair

Value 1.02E-09 picogram
Organism Generic
Reference Dolezel J, Bartos J, Voglmayr H, Greilhuber J. Nuclear DNA content and genome size of trout and human. Cytometry A. 2003 Feb51(2):127-8PubMed ID12541287
Primary Source Table - link
Method Taking average value of nucleotide pairs AT and GC from table link. Subtracting atoms lost in formation of phosphodiester bond between neighbouring nucleotides, subtracting H+ lost from phosphates in pH=7, multiplying by atomic mass unit, which is 1/12 of C12 atom.
Entered by Uri M
ID 103829