Percent of total transcription that is rRNA polymerized by RNA pol I

Range ~60 %
Organism Budding yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae
Reference Warner JR. The economics of ribosome biosynthesis in yeast. Trends Biochem Sci. 1999 Nov24(11):437-40 p.437 middle column 2nd paragraphPubMed ID10542411
Primary Source Woolford, J. L., Jr and Warner, J. R. (1991) in The Molecular and Cellular Biology of the Yeast Saccharomyces: Genome Dynamics, Protein Synthesis, and Energetics (Broach, J. R., Pringle, J. R. and Jones, E. W., eds), pp. 587–626, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press
Method As estimated from the synthesis of PolyA- RNA, as well as from calculations based on RNA abundance and stability, the transcription of rRNA by RNA polymerase I (Pol I) appears to represent nearly 60% of the total transcription in the cell (primary source)
Entered by Uri M
ID 107701