Average number of RNAP

Range ~4,600 (2,000 to 10,000) Copies/cell
Organism Bacteria Escherichia coli
Reference Bakshi S, Siryaporn A, Goulian M, Weisshaar JC. Superresolution imaging of ribosomes and RNA polymerase in live Escherichia coli cells. Mol Microbiol. 2012 Jul85(1):21-38. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2958.2012.08081.x. p.26 right column top paragraphPubMed ID22624875
Method Superresolution fluorescence microscopy
Comments "The estimated copy number of ß'-yGFP ranges from ~2,000 per cell to ~10,000 per cell. The average number of ß'-yGFP per cell is 4,600 (31 cells, Fig. S6). The number of ß'-yGFP is correlated with cell volume."
Entered by Uri M
ID 108601