E. coli Question

P.C. PC at no.email.sorry
Wed Feb 18 13:38:24 EST 2004



Duncan Clark wrote:
> Historians believe that in newspost 
> <f1a3bb65.0402180826.373b66a3 at posting.google.com> on Wed, 18 Feb 2004, 
> Gary <gp95ac at brocku.ca> penned the following literary masterpiece:
> 
>> Does anyone have an approximation of how much dry cell weight would be
>> contained in a wet cell pellet of E. coli??
> 
> 
>  From NEB 2003-2--3 catalogue page 268

Now, this is classics!
a never-ending source of wisdom for any molecular bologist...

:)

> 
> Per cell
> 
> Wet weight = 9.5 x 10E-13g
> Dry Weight = 2.8 x 10E-13g
> Total Protein = 1.55 x 10E-13g
> 
> Duncan




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