A cell of E. coli contains about 10-14 g if DNA. A DNA strand (modelled as a cylinder) is 20 Å in diameter and has a mass of about 2 x 10^6 daltons for each µ m of length. What fraction of the volume of E. coli is DNA?
(1 dalton = mass of 1 hydrogen atom, therefore there are 6.025 x 1023 daltons/g).© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 2, 2020, 4:11 am ad1c9bdddf
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