Dry weight of cell in different growth phases

Value 222 fg Range: 83 to 1,172 fg
Organism Bacteria Escherichia coli
Reference Loferer-Krössbacher, M., Klima, J., Psenner, R. Determination of bacterial cell dry mass by transmission electron microscopy and densitometric image analysis. 1998. Appl Environ Microbiol. 64(2). pp.688-94. p.690 right column 3rd paragraphPubMed ID9464409
Method Mass determination analysis was carried out with an electron microscope, model EM 902 (Zeiss, Oberkochen, Germany), operating at 80 kV, an electron intensity of 60 · 10-12 eV mm-2 s-1, and a magnification of ×4,400.
Comments Note-value is median. The E. coli strain used was DSM 613.
Entered by Uri M
ID 106615