Ratio between copy number of aminoacyl-tRNAs and ribosomes in E. coli K38

Value 5.5 Unitless
Organism Bacteria Escherichia coli
Reference Jakubowski H, Goldman E. Quantities of individual aminoacyl-tRNA families and their turnover in Escherichia coli. J Bacteriol. 1984 Jun158(3):769-76. Table - link PubMed ID6373741
Method Quantity of 64000 aa-tRNA determined by radioactive pulse-labeling of small cultures with 3H amino acids. 12000 ribosomes per cell were calculated from the data of Neidhardt et al PMID 318645
Entered by Uri M
ID 105281