Average number of rRNA genes per genome

Range 7.9-9.5 unitless
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 Table 3 Table - link
Method The number of rRNA genes per genome was determined from the number of the C period (time required to replicate the chromosome) and the location of the seven rRNA genes and equations from table 5
Comments Values at different half-lives and doubling times
Entered by Uri M
ID 102360