Table 1

Subcellular distribution of RNase E, PNPase, Rhl B helicase and Enolase in E. coli cells detected by immunogold labeling

AntibodyCells examinedImmunogold particles examinedPercentage of total immunogold particles
On membraneWithin 100 nm* near membrane cytoplasmic areaOther cytoplasmic region
Rne124224810.4180.658.94
PNP7720513.6627.5068.84
RhlB114223212.1477.0210.84
Eno11213849.5471.3219.15
β-Gal15015891.7530.9067.34
  • * E. coli cell cross section diameters ranged from 700 to 800 nm.