Assumed average abundance of a protein

Value 2000 copies/cell
Organism Bacteria Escherichia coli
Reference Maier T, Schmidt A, Güell M, Kühner S, Gavin AC, Aebersold R, Serrano L. Quantification of mRNA and protein and integration with protein turnover in a bacterium. Mol Syst Biol. 2011 Jul 19 7: 511. doi: 10.1038/msb.2011.38. Supplementary material p.3 top paragraphPubMed ID21772259
Primary Source Zimmerman SB, Trach SO. Estimation of macromolecule concentrations and excluded volume effects for the cytoplasm of Escherichia coli. J Mol Biol. 1991 Dec 5 222(3):599-620PubMed ID1748995
Comments "...the assumed average [is] of 2000 proteins per cell for E. coli (primary source)"
Entered by Uri M
ID 108338