Mass of mammalian ribosome

Value 4.2 MDa Range: Table - link MDa
Organism Mammals
Reference Benjamin Lewin, Genes VIII, Pearson education, Inc., 2004 p.135 fig. 6.2
Comments "Ribosomes are large ribonucleoprotein particles that contain more RNA than protein and dissociate into large and small subunits." 60% of the mammalian 80S (intact) particle is RNA.
Entered by Uri M
ID 106865