Maximum packing of ribosomes on polysome is lower than the maximal packing density by

Range 4 to 6 Fold
Organism Unspecified
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Comments The maximum packing of ribosomes on polysomes may be about 4–6 times lower than the maximal packing density (primary sources)
Entered by Uri M
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