Decrease in volume of cytoplasmic water with increasing osmolarity

Range 2.23(±0.12) in cells grown at 0.10 OSM to 1.18( ±0.06) at 1.02 OSM μl/mg dry
Organism Bacteria Escherichia coli
Reference Cayley S, Lewis BA, Guttman HJ, Record MT Jr. Characterization of the cytoplasm of Escherichia coli K-12 as a function of external osmolarity. Implications for protein-DNA interactions in vivo. J Mol Biol. 1991 Nov 20 222(2):281-300 p.281 top paragraphPubMed ID1960728
Comments "The volume of cytoplasmic water decreases linearly with increasing osmolarity from 2.23(±0.12) µl/mg dry weight in cells grown at 0.10 OSM to 1.18(±0.06) µl/mg dry weight at 1.02 OSM."
Entered by Uri M
ID 108414