Relative cell volumes and buoyant densities in cell fractions

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Organism Budding yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae
Reference Baldwin WW, Kubitschek HE. Buoyant density variation during the cell cycle of Saccharomyces cerevisiae. J Bacteriol. 1984 May158(2):701-4. p.702 table 1PubMed ID6373726
Method P.702 note above table 1: "Relative cell volumes and buoyant densities in cell fractions separated by Percoll equilibrium centrifugation."
Comments P.704 left column 2nd paragraph: "The results in Fig. 3 provide an explanation for the observation that the range of cell volumes shown in Table 1 was only about 60% of the expected twofold range of cell volumes from birth to division. The top fraction of the band in an equilibrium gradient would be relatively homogeneous, composed mainly of doublet cells with a value of V/Vb close to 2. The top fraction in Table 1 has a value of 1.96, which is in good agreement with this expected value. The bottom fraction, however, would be composed mainly of a mixture of cells of three classes, singlets, one-quarter relative bud diameter, and one-half relative bud diameter. Although the value of V/Vb for singlets should approach 1, the corresponding relative volumes of the other classes will be larger than 1 (Table 1)."
Entered by Uri M
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