Protein fraction of cell by weight

Range 17 to 35 %
Organism Unspecified
Reference Fulton AB. How crowded is the cytoplasm? Cell. 1982 Sep30(2):345-7. p.345 left column 2nd paragraphPubMed ID6754085
Primary Source Loewy and Siekevitz, Cell Structure and Function, Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1969
Comments Muscle cells contain approximately 23% protein by weight, red blood cells contain about 35% protein by weight, and in general actively growing cells contain between 17% and 26% protein by weight.
Entered by Uri M
ID 105908