Cytoplasm volume

Value 0.67 µm^3
Organism Bacteria Escherichia coli
Reference Neidhardt F.C. Escherichia coli and Salmonella: Cellular and Molecular Biology. Vol 1. pp. 15, ASM Press 1996. Note 'c' beneath Table - link
Comments Table in ref gives general information on quantities of macromolecules per cell. "The wet weight is calculated from the assumption that 70% of E. coli protoplasm is water (Cayley et al., 1991 PMID 1960728). The total dry weight per cell is 2.8×10^-13g. The water content (assuming that 70% of the cell is water [primary source]) is 6.7×10^-13g The total weight of one cell is 9.5×10^-13g"
Entered by Ron Milo, Paul Jorgensen, Mike Springer
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