Maximal amount of LacZ

Value 50 µM Range: Table - link µM
Organism Bacteria Escherichia coli
Reference Cost–benefit theory and optimal design of gene regulation functions, Tomer Kalisky, Erez Dekel and Uri Alon, Phys. Biol. 4 (2007) 229–245, doi:10.1088/1478-3975/4/4/001 p.239 table A1PubMed ID17991990
Primary Source Muller-Hill B 1996 The Lac Operon: A Short History of a Genetic Paradigm (Berlin: Walter de Gruyter) p 207
Comments ~ 10,000-100,000 molecules per cell, maximal presumably means that this is when the repressor is fully off (saturation level of the MM relation)
Entered by Ron Milo - Admin
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