Estimated packing ratio for bacterial nucleoid

Value 0.1 unitless
Organism Bacteria Escherichia coli
Reference "Physical Biology of the Cell", Rob Phillips, Jane Kondev and Julie Theriot (2008). Page 470
Method The volume of the DNA is divided by the total volume of the nucleoid
Comments Ratio of dna volume to the volume of the inside of the nucleoid. This low number means it is not very packed with DNA
Entered by Ben Marks
ID 101854