Number of ribosomes in HeLa cells

Value 9.5e+6 ribosomes/cell
Organism Human Homo sapiens
Reference Wolf SF, Schlessinger D. Nuclear metabolism of ribosomal RNA in growing, methionine-limited, and ethionine-treated HeLa cells. Biochemistry. 1977 Jun 14 16(12):2783-91. p.2788 right column 3rd paragraphPubMed ID889788
Method The number of ribosomes per HeLa cell was determined from the RNA content per cell, 80% of which was recovered as ribosomal RNA in gel analyses.
Entered by Marlena Siwiak
ID 107347