Erythrocyte volume

Value 121 μm^3 Range: ±1 μm^3
Organism Chicken Gallus gallus
Reference García-Pérez AI, López-Beltrán EA, Klüner P, Luque J, Ballesteros P, Cerdán S. Molecular crowding and viscosity as determinants of translational diffusion of metabolites in subcellular organelles. Arch Biochem Biophys. 1999 Feb 15 362(2):pp 333PubMed ID9989943
Method Optical microscopy
Comments Optical microscopy measurements showed that nucleus and cytosol contribute 10.35±2.44% (n=48) and 91.99±4.18% (n=48) of the intracellular volume (121.47±1.29 µm^3, n=9), respectively. Electron microscopy of these cells confirmed their characteristic morphology containing only nucleus and cytoplasm, being devoid of other intracellular organelles. (Erythrocytes of vertebrates other than mammals have nucleii).
Entered by Uri M
ID 104643