Half life of rapidly degrading portion of proteins

Range ~1 hour
Organism Bacteria Escherichia coli
Reference Nath K, Koch AL. Protein degradation in Escherichia coli. I. Measurement of rapidly and slowly decaying components. J Biol Chem. 1970 Jun 10 245(11):2889-900. p.2889 right column 3rd paragraphPubMed ID4912536
Comments "[the rapidly degraded portion] decays with a half-life of approximately 1 hour and constitutes 2 to 7% of the total cellular protein of cells growing in glucose minimal medium under various nutritional conditions (including growth and starvation)..."
Entered by Uri M
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