Ribosome assembly rate in a rapidly growing cell

Range >2,000 ribosomes/min
Organism Budding yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae
Reference Woolford JL Jr, Baserga SJ. Ribosome biogenesis in the yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Genetics. 2013 Nov195(3):643-81. doi: 10.1534/genetics.113.153197. p.645 left column top paragraphPubMed ID24190922
Primary Source Warner, J. R., 1999 The economics of ribosome biosynthesis in yeast. Trends Biochem. Sci. 24: 437–440.PubMed ID10542411
Comments "Not only is this construction project expensive, but also it must be completed many times and in a hurry! More than 2000 ribosomes are assembled each minute in a rapidly growing yeast cell (primary source)." See similar value in BNID 106538
Entered by Uri M
ID 110022