Approximate composition of bacterial and mammalian cells

Range Table - link %
Organism Various
Reference Palsson BO, Systems biology/Simulation of dynamic network states 2011 p.113 table 7.1
Primary Source Alberts et al., Molecular bioloogy of the cell, Garland publishing Inc. New York 1983
Comments The gross chemical composition is similar, except that animal cells, and eukaryotic cells in general,have a higher lipid content because of the membrane requirement for cellular compartmentalization.
Entered by Uri M
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