Fraction of phosphate in form of PolyP

Value 37 %
Organism Budding yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae
Reference Beauvoit, B., Rigonlet, M., Guerin, B., and Canioni, P. Polyphosphates as a source of high energy phosphates in yeast mitochondria: A 31P NMR study, FEBS letters Volume 252, Issues 1-2, July 1989, Pages 17-21 p.20 right column top sentence doi:10.1016/0014-5793(89)80882-8
Primary Source Langen, P., Liss, E. and Lohmann, K. (1962) in: Acides Ribonucleiques et Polyphosphates: Structures, Synthese et Fonctions, Colloq. Int. CNRS, Strasbourg, pp.603-612, CNRS Paris.
Comments In Saccharomyces cerevisiae, the poly(P) account for about 37% of the total phosphate content and consist of linear chains with 20 phosphates units or even more (primary source)
Entered by Uri M
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