Fraction of RNA, DNA and protein out of total dry weight

Range 75-91 %
Organism Bacteria Escherichia coli
Reference Bremer, H., Dennis, P. P. (1996) Modulation of chemical composition and other parameters of the cell by growth rate. Neidhardt, et al. eds. Escherichia coli and Salmonella typhimurium: Cellular and Molecular Biology, 2nd ed. chapter 97, Paragraph above Table 2
Method Protein, RNA, and DNA were measured colorimetrically
Comments Lipids, carbohydrates, soluble metabolites, and salts represent the remaining 25 to 9% of the total dry mass.
Entered by Uri M
ID 102355