Envelope volume

Value 0.14 fL or µm^3 Range: 0.09 to 0.27, dependent on growth doubling time, ranging from 150 to 20 min. fL or µm^3
Organism Bacteria Escherichia coli
Reference Woldringh C.L. and N. Nanninga (1985) Structure of nucleoid and cytoplasm in the intact cell.In “Molecular cytology of Escherichia coli” (ed.: N. Nanninga). pp. 161-197. Academic Press, London, New York.
Method Cell sizes were estimated from electron micrographs of agar-filtered cells. The thickness of the envelope was taken to be 23 nm.
Comments See BNID 100012
Entered by c.woldringh
ID 104738