Genomic DNA amount in diploid cell

Range ~6 pg/cell
Organism Human Homo sapiens
Reference Russo Jose & Russo Irma, Techniques and Methodological Approaches in Breast Cancer Research, 2014, link Chapter 3-Methodology for Studying the Compartments of the Human Breast Russo et al., p.95 top paragraph
Comments P.95 top paragraph: "The amount of RNA per cells is around 10–30pg total RNA and each diploid human cell contains ~6pg genomic DNA. This data can provide a baseline for determining the amount needed for each methodology."
Entered by Uri M
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