Number of aminoacyl-tRNA for a given amino acid in E. coli K38

Value 3200 Copies/cell Range: 730-7910 Table - link Copies/cell
Organism Bacteria Escherichia coli
Reference Jakubowski H, Goldman E. Quantities of individual aminoacyl-tRNA families and their turnover in Escherichia coli. J Bacteriol. 1984 Jun158(3):769-76. p.775 table 3PubMed ID6373741
Method Quantity determined by radioactive pulse-labeling of small cultures with 3H amino acids.
Comments For a given amino acid, the number of aminoacyl-tRNA molecules per cell in E. coli strain K38 growing with a doubling time of 60 min varied from 730 (glutamyl-tRNA) to 7,910 (valyltRNA) with a mean value of 3,200.
Entered by Uri M
ID 105280