Number of lipids per HIV-1 virion

Value 296000 Lipid molecules/average HIV-1 virion Range: Table - link Lipid molecules/average HIV-1 virion
Organism HIV
Reference Brügger B, Glass B, Haberkant P, Leibrecht I, Wieland FT, Kräusslich HG. The HIV lipidome: a raft with an unusual composition. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2006 Feb 21 103(8):2641-6. p.2644 right column 2nd paragraphPubMed ID16481622
Method Calculations were based on the previously reported estimation that an average HIV particle contains 4,900 Gag molecules (BNID 106991). See supporting information for full calculation.
Comments Value is sum of protein copy numbers in table
Entered by Uri M
ID 106992