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Table 2 FtsZ GTPase turnover rates. GTPase assays were carried out in identical conditions to the standard conditions used for light scattering and EM (50 mM MES, pH 6.5, 50 mM KCl, 2.5 mM MgCh, 1nM EGTA, 1 mM GTP, 30 °C). Rates were calculated as GTP consumed/FtsZ subunit/min

From: Mutations in the bacterial cell division protein FtsZ highlight the role of GTP binding and longitudinal subunit interactions in assembly and function

FtsZ species GTP/FtsZ/min Std. dev.
FtsZ (wild type) 7 ±2.28
FtsZ84 (G105S) 0.47 ±0.05
FtsZ84*F39L 3.1 ±0.58
FtsZ84*M206I 3 ±1.29
FtsZ84*V293I 3 ±1.06
FtsZ*F39L 0.9 ±0.19
FtsZ*M206I 6 ±1.50
FtsZ*V293I 3 ±1.16