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Table I.

Average area and numerical density of peroxisomes in cells of wild-type and deletion strains


Strain

Cell area assayed

Peroxisome counta

Numerical density of peroxisomesb

Average area of peroxisomesc

 
μm2
 

 

 
μm2
 
WT (BY4742404 0.37 1.71 0.055 
yhr150Δ 424 0.51 2.59 0.048 
ydr479Δ 382 0.56 3.20 0.039 
yhr150Δ/ydr479Δ
 
381
 
0.80
 
4.38
 
0.040
 

Strain

Cell area assayed

Peroxisome counta

Numerical density of peroxisomesb

Average area of peroxisomesc

 
μm2
 

 

 
μm2
 
WT (BY4742404 0.37 1.71 0.055 
yhr150Δ 424 0.51 2.59 0.048 
ydr479Δ 382 0.56 3.20 0.039 
yhr150Δ/ydr479Δ
 
381
 
0.80
 
4.38
 
0.040
 
a

Number of peroxisomes counted per μm2 of cell area on micrographs.

b

Number of peroxisomes per μm3 of cell volume (Weibel and Bolender, 1973).

c

Average area on micrographs.

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