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Property Organism Value Units ID Details
Lung surface area Human Homo sapiens 118 (±11 Table - link) m^2 113659 Coxson, H. O. et al....
Leaf area index Plants 1 Camissonia claviformis: 4.3 Corn canopy: 5.7 Cotton canopy Unitless 107711 Mooney HA, Ehleringer J...
Molecular area of cholesterol Generic 38 Å^2 106107 Nichols JW, Deamer DW....
Average membrane area Human Homo sapiens lymphocyte ~260 µm^2: neutrophil ~290 µm^2 115185 Schmid-Schönbein GW, Shih YY...
"Rule of thumb" for cell area (surface area) Bacteria Escherichia coli 6 µm^2 101792 "Physical Biology of...
Leaf area index Biosphere 4.3 unitless 100238 Nobel, P. S. "Plant ...
Postsynaptic area Rat Rattus norvegicus 0.03 - 0.1 μm^2 111655 Harris JJ, Jolivet R...
Surface area per lipid molecule Unspecified 0.5 nm^2 106993 Brügger B, Glass B, Haberkant...
Surface area of fibroblast Metazoa animals ~3,600 μm^2 110899 Sheetz, M. P., Sable...
Area of giant pavement cell Plants <100 - ≤20,000 µm^2 113561 Balduzzi M et al., Reshaping...
Leaf area index (LAI) Biosphere deserts 1.3±0.9: temperate evergreen forests 5.1–6.7: tree plantations 8.7±4.3 unitless 113517 Asner et al., Global...
Cell Surface area Bacteria Salmonella typhimurium ~6 µm^2 103711 Smit J, Kamio Y, Nikaido...
Naked cytoskeleton surface area Mammalian tissue culture cell ~3000 µm^2 105912 Luby-Phelps K. Cytoa...
Typical nuclear surface area Budding yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae 7.4 μm^2 110671 Oeffinger M, Zenklusen...
Surface Area of Human Skin Human Homo sapiens 1.6-1.8 link m^2 100578 The Physics Factbook™...
Area of cross section of rhodopsin in membrane area Cow Bos Taurus ~1500 Å^2 103604 Marsh D. Lateral pressure...
Area of a male C. elegans worm Nematode Caenorhabditis elegans 42300-46300 µm^2 105483 Van Voorhies, Wayne ...
Total apposition area - total area of membrane apposed to the motor neuron surface Turtle Trachemys scripta elegans mean 1.46±0.98: range 0.1-4.0 µm^2 115069 Yeow MB, Peterson EH....
Surface area and volume of spermatozoa Human Homo sapiens 106 μm^2 surface area: 22.2 μm^3 volume N/A 106852 Curry MR, Millar JD,...
Leaf mass per unit area Peach Prunus persica ~75 g/m^2 107155 Rosati A, Day KR, DeJong...