Number of ribosomes in mid-log phase growth

Value 2000 ribosomes/cell
Organism Bacteria Sphingomonas sp. strain RB2256
Reference Fegatella F., Lim J., Kjelleberg S., Cavicchioli R. Implications of rRNA operon copy number and ribosome content in the marine oligotrophic ultramicrobacterium Sphingomonas sp. strain RB2256. Appl Environ Microbiol. 1998. 64(11):4433-4438.PubMed ID9797303
Comments This represents the maximum number of ribosomes found in the cell. The growth rate is 0.16 per hour. The ribosome density (number per volume) is 40,000 ribosomes per um^3.
Entered by Phil Mongiovi
ID 102214