Conc. metabolites in cells ?
achim at ibex.ca
Thu Jun 6 14:51:15 EST 1996
I am looking for a table listing the normal concentrations of typical cell
metabolites, e.g., amino acids, NAD, ATP, ions, sugars, major proteins, etc.
A few years back I once stumbled over such a table. Unfortunately, I did not make a
copy. The only entries I can remember:
typical cell protein concentration 100-300mg/mL
acetate ion 0.2 - 0.25 M
Does anybody know where to find such a table ?
I am also looking for a database, printed, CD-ROM, or on the Net, with physiological
data; e.g., average yield for fermentative bacterial growth on glucose 10.5g cells /
mol ATP; list of average generation times of different bacteria; metabolic
specialties; and so on.
When I posted this message a few weeks ago, I received the following references:
Neidhardt, F. C., et al: Physiology of the Bacterial Cell, Sinauer Associates, 1990
Neidhardt, F. C. (editor): Escherichia coli and Salmonella, ASM Press, 2nd edition,
ASM Press, 1996
I would like to find more references, if posasible with even more detailed
information. I am also interested in concentrations of metabolites in eucaryotic
cells, esp. mammals and/or humans, but also plants.
If you know of any good reference, please email it to me, or post it on the Net.
Any help would be appreciated.
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