Number of PapA per P pilus

Value ~1000 Copies/pilus
Organism Bacteria Escherichia coli
Reference Bullitt E, Makowski L. Structural polymorphism of bacterial adhesion pili. Nature. 1995 Jan 12 373(6510):164-7. p.164 abstractPubMed ID7816100
Primary Source Båga M, et al., Nucleotide sequence of the papA gene encoding the Pap pilus subunit of human uropathogenic Escherichia coli. J Bacteriol. 1984 Jan157(1):330-3.PubMed ID6140260
Comments PapA is the the principal structural protein of pili
Entered by Ron Milo, Paul Jorgensen, Mike Springer
ID 100106