Parameter_0007 – cellInitialDryWeight

WID Parameter_0007
Name cellInitialDryWeight
Synonyms Cell dry weight
3.93e-15 (gDW/cell) (Show evidence)
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State State_Mass
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].
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Created 2012-10-01 15:09:23
Last updated 2012-10-01 15:18:45