PPi concentration

Range ~0.5 mM
Organism Bacteria Escherichia coli
Reference Kukko-Kalske E, Lintunen M, Inen MK, Lahti R, Heinonen J. Intracellular PPi concentration is not directly dependent on amount of inorganic pyrophosphatase in Escherichia coli K-12 cells. J Bacteriol. 1989 Aug171(8):4498-500. p.498 right column 2nd paragraphPubMed ID2546923
Method See Kukko, E., and J. Heinonen. 1982 PMID 6291941
Comments The intracellular PPi concentration was the same (1.5 nmol/mg [dry weight] or about 0.5 mM) in the wild-type strain E. coli K-12 and in mutant strains JP5 and JM36, although the PPase levels in the mutant strains were 15 and 150%, respectively, of those of the wild type.
Entered by Uri M
ID 108170