Ratio of protein production rate during mRNA transcription and after mRNA release

Value 5.7 Unitless Range: ±1.2 Unitless
Organism Bacteria Escherichia coli
Reference Lim HN, Lee Y, Hussein R. Fundamental relationship between operon organization and gene expression. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2011 Jun 28 108(26):10626-31. p.10629 right column 3rd paragraphPubMed ID21670266
Method Researchers used synthetic operons to systematically examine whether the number, length, or order of the genes in an operon modulates gene expression.
Comments The protein production rate is approximately six times greater during mRNA transcription than after its release.
Entered by Uri M
ID 107515