Length of a DNA sequence that would occur statistically only once in chromosome

Value 11 base pairs
Organism Bacteria Escherichia coli
Reference Benno Muller-hill, 1996, The Lac Operon: A Short History Of A Genetic Paradigm, Publisher: Walter de Gruyter. Berlin. New York. Part 3.2 p.134
Method Calculated according to: (1)E. Coli single chromosome approximately 4.7E6 base pairs long, and (2)number of different 11 base pair sequences is 4^11=~4E6
Entered by Uri M
ID 102071