mRNA chain elongation rate

Range 40-55 nucleotides/sec
Organism Bacteria Escherichia coli
Reference Bremer, H., Dennis, P. P. (1996) Modulation of chemical composition and other parameters of the cell by growth rate. Neidhardt, et al. eds. Escherichia coli and Salmonella typhimurium: Cellular and Molecular Biology, 2nd ed. chapter 97 Table 1
Primary Source See ref table 3 for values at different half-lives and doubling times
Entered by Uri M
ID 102350