Mass of bacterial ribosome

Value 2.5 MDa Range: Table - link MDa
Organism bacteria
Reference Benjamin Lewin, Genes VIII, Pearson education, Inc., 2004 p.135 fig. 6.2
Comments "Ribosomes are large ribonucleoprotein particles that contain more RNA than protein and dissociate into large and small subunits." 66% of the bacterial 70S (intact) particle is RNA.
Entered by Uri M
ID 106864