Percentage of total ribosomes in leaves that are in plastids

Range 26 to 36 %
Organism Broadbean Vicia faba
Reference Piques et al., Ribosome and transcript copy numbers, polysome occupancy and enzyme dynamics in Arabidopsis. Mol Syst Biol. 2009 5: 314 p.3 left column bottom paragraphPubMed ID19888209
Primary Source T. A. Dyer, R. H. Miller and A. D. Greenwood, Leaf Nucleic Acids I: Characteristics and role in the differentiation of plastids. J Exp Bot 22: 125–136 doi: 10.1093/jxb/22.1.125
Comments See table 1 (Table - link BNID 107351) and Calculations and assumptions section.
Entered by Uri M
ID 107721