Total number of MscL channels per E. coli cell as determined by total integrated fluorescence

Range 300 to 1,400 Channels/cell
Organism Bacteria Escherichia coli
Reference Bialecka-Fornal M, Lee HJ, DeBerg HA, Gandhi CS, Phillips R. Single-cell census of mechanosensitive channels in living bacteria. PLoS One. 2012 7(3):e33077. p.4 right column 2nd paragraphPubMed ID22427953
Method Fluorescence microscopy
Comments MscL=MechanoSensitive (MS) channels of Large conductance. The fluorescence microscopy measurements indicated that the mean number of channels per cell determined by total integrated fluorescence is on the order of 300–1400 (10^2 to 10^3 channels per µm^2), depending on culturing conditions.
Entered by Uri M
ID 107632