Cellular chemical composition
richfox at u.washington.edu
Sat Jan 24 12:18:35 EST 1998
Check out "Biology", Neal Campbell 4th edition. It is at almost every
university in the US. It will give you a pretty good aproximation of
things like the chemical composition you are looking for. You may want to
look at a cell biology text or perhaps "Genetic Annalysis" Anthony J.F
Griffiths. 6th edition.
On Fri, 23 Jan 1998, Sascia wrote:
> Does sombody know how a prokaryotic cell and a mammalian cell differ in
> their chemical composition. If you were to approximate, what percentage
> (of the cell weight) of the following molecules would you think to be
> present in respectively a prokaryotic and an eukaryotic cell?
> H2O ?%
> Proteins ?%
> Lipids ?%
> Sugars ?%
> DNA ?%
> RNA ?%
> I could not find any extimate in any book. Good luck !!
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