Parameter_0007 – cellInitialDryWeight

Name
WID Parameter_0007
Name cellInitialDryWeight
Synonyms Cell dry weight
 
Value
Value
3.93e-15 (gDW/cell) (Show evidence)
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Associations
State State_Mass
 
Comments
Comments Dry weight of a single M. genitalium cell at the beginning of the cell cycle. Estimated using the formula: m = 4/3*π(d/2)3ρ(1-δ), where the diameter, d=200 nm [PUB_0555], the density, ρ=1.1 g/mL [PUB_0553], and the wet fraction, δ=0.7 [PUB_0554].
References
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  2. Bray D. Cell movements: from molecules to motility. Garland Science (2001). WholeCell: PUB_0554, ISBN: 9780815332824

  3. Zhao H, Dreses-Werringloer U, Davies P, Marambaud P. Amyloid-beta peptide degradation in cell cultures by mycoplasma contaminants. BMC Res Notes 1, 38 (2008). WholeCell: PUB_0555, PubMed: 18710491

 
Metadata
Created 2012-10-01 15:09:23
Last updated 2012-10-01 15:18:45