Number of copies of Ef-Tu

Range ~90,000 molecules per cell
Organism Bacteria Escherichia coli
Reference Maass S et al., Efficient, global-scale quantification of absolute protein amounts by integration of targeted mass spectrometry and two-dimensional gel-based proteomics. Anal Chem. 2011 Apr 1 83(7):2677-84. p.2681 left column top paragraphPubMed ID21395229
Primary Source Ishihama Y, Schmidt T, Rappsilber J, Mann M, Hartl FU, Kerner MJ, Frishman D. Protein abundance profiling of the Escherichia coli cytosol. BMC Genomics. 2008 Feb 27 9: 102.PubMed ID18304323
Comments "A recent publication on absolute protein abundance in Escherichia coli, a bacterium of similar volume and proteome size as B. subtilis, determined the concentration of elongation factor EF-Tu with about 90,000 cellular copies (primary source)"
Entered by Uri M
ID 108410