Cells contain 42 million proteins
There are 42 million proteins in a single cell

Cells are the building blocks of every living organism, and they are packed with proteins to make them work: 42 million to be precise. This astonishing number was found in yeast cells by analysing already existing data in a new way in a study that made quantification possible for the first time. Increased insight into the biology of proteins in a single cell helps to understand diseases where there is too much or too little of a particular protein.

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