Fraction of cell membrane that is made of proteins by mass

Value ~70 %
Organism bacteria
Reference Moselio Schaechter, John L. Ingraham, Frederick C. Neidhardt, Microbe, 2006 ASM Press 1 edition p.22 4th paragraph
Comments "Typically, for bacteria, the cell membrane consists of phospholipids and upward of 200 different kinds of proteins. The latter account for approx. 70% of the mass of the membrane, a considerably higher proportion than in mammalian cell membranes."
Entered by Uri M
ID 106255