Number of sites on genome that are non specific to RNAP

Value 5e+6 Non specific sites/genome
Organism Bacteria Escherichia coli
Reference Bintu L, Buchler NE, Garcia HG, Gerland U, Hwa T, Kondev J, Phillips R. Transcriptional regulation by the numbers: models. Curr Opin Genet Dev. 2005 Apr15(2):116-24. p.118 fig. 1cPubMed ID15797194
Method Mathematical model
Comments P.118 fig.1(c): "...[investigators] assume the number of non-specific sites is N[NS] = 5×10^6..." in the simple model presented, the reservoir of RNAPs will be the non-specifically bound molecules (as shown in Figure 1a).
Entered by Uri M
ID 103588