Table 3

System model and simulation parameters

Biological Parameters

Value


Length of Genome

4857432

Number of Genes

4451

Rate of transcription

40 nucleotides/sec

Rate of translation

18 residues/sec

Area of cell

6 × 10–12m2

Volume of cell

10–18m3

Diffusion coefficient of Mg2+ ion

10–9m2/s

Diffusion coefficient of protein molecule

7.7 × 10–6m2/s

Average mass of a protein molecule

25 kDa

Average diameter of a protein molecule

5 nm


List of parameters used to generate the complete discrete event based simulation results

Ghosh et al. BMC Genomics 2010 11(Suppl 3):S3   doi:10.1186/1471-2164-11-S3-S3

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