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Average duration of a single eye blink Human Homo sapiens 0.1-0.4 sec 100706 http://faculty.washi...
Size of glucose molecule (open chain form) Generic 1.5 nm 106979 Daniel Minoli, Nanotechnology...
Diameter of neutrophil Human Homo sapiens 8.4 (7.3-9.7 Table - link) µm 100510 Downey GP, Doherty DE...
Cell concentration for culture with OD600 of 1 Budding yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae 3e+7 Cells/ml 100986 Audra Day, Colette Schneider...
One unit of OD600 corresponds to a cell wet weight and a cell dry weight of Bacteria Escherichia coli Cell wet weight 1.7g/L: cell dry weight 0.39g/L g/liter 109836 Glazyrina J, Materne EM...
Percent of usage of ATG, GTG, TTG start codons Bacteria Escherichia coli ATG 83% GTG 14% TTG 3% % 101062 Blattner FR, Plunkett G 3rd...
Number of hairs on human head Human Homo sapiens 90,000-150,000 unitless 101509 Amazing numbers in biology...
Diameter of HEK-293 cell Human Homo sapiens 13 μm 108893 http://www.invitroge...
Doubling time of "normal" laboratory haploid strain Budding yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae ~90 in YPD [yeast extract peptone dextrose] medium: ~140 in synthetic media Minutes 108255 F. Sherman, Getting started...
Fraction of organelles out of total cell volume Budding yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae nucleus 6-11%: vacuole(s) 3–14%: mitochondria and lipid bodies 1–2% % 110469 Uchida M, Sun Y, McDermott G...
Jurkat cell diameter Mammalian tissue culture cell 11.5 (±1.5 Table - link) µm 104668 Rosenbluth MJ, Lam WA...
Standard Gibbs free energy of ATP hydrolysis at pH=7 Generic -28.0 to -33.5 Table - link kJ/mol 101989 Rosing, J., and Slater...
Cell concentration for culture with OD600 of 0.1 Bacteria Escherichia coli 1e+8 cell/ml 100985 Short protocols in molecular...
Resolution that can be obtained by transmission electron microscope Generic ~0.1 nm 101469 Lodish et al., Molecular...
Ratio of cell dry weight (g/L)/OD600 Bacteria Escherichia coli 0.36 g/liter 109837 Ren Q, Henes B, Fairhead M...
Kinetic data for Rubiscos from various bacteria, algae, and higher plants Various Table - link N/A 103708 Tcherkez GG, Farquhar GD...
Rate of DNA replication Human Homo sapiens ~ (≤~2) kb/min 104136 Fangman WL, Brewer BJ....
Number of ribosomes in mid-log phase growth Bacteria Sphingomonas sp. strain RB2256 2000 ribosomes/cell 102214 Fegatella F., Lim J....
Density and mass of each organ/tissue Human Homo sapiens Table - link N/A 110245 International commission...
Maximum proton motive force across acidophile membrane at pH 1 prokaryote -270 mV 107135 Konings and Veldkamp...