Number of plastid genomes per cell

Range 500-10,000 Chloroplast genome copies/cell
Organism Tobacco Nicotiana tabacum
Reference Staub JM, Maliga P. Long regions of homologous DNA are incorporated into the tobacco plastid genome by transformation. Plant Cell. 1992 Jan4(1):39-45. p.39 left column top paragraphPubMed ID1356049
Comments "...the total of 500 to 10,000 genome copies in the 10 to 100 plastids of a tobacco cell."
Entered by Uri M
ID 102758