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Percent of speciation events in ferns that involve polyploidization Plants ~7 % 105423 Otto SP, Whitton J. Polyploid...
Percent of speciation events in angiosperms that involve polyploidization Plants 2-4 % 105421 Otto SP, Whitton J. Polyploid...
Most recent date of speciation of herring gull-species Birds <10,000 years ago 113001 Hebert PD, Stoeckle MY...
Life cycle length Magicicada tredecassini 13 years 101490 David C. Marshall, John...
Life cycle length Magicicada cassini 17 years 101488 David C. Marshall, John...
Population splits and effective population sizes (Ne) during great ape evolution Apes Figure - link N/A 111515 Prado-Martinez J et al....
Diversification rates for selected taxa derived from different methods of analysis Eukaryotes Table - link species per million species years 112643 De Vos JM, Joppa LN,...
Rate of nucleotide substitution Spumavirus simian foamy virus (SFV) 1.7E-08 substitution/site/year 112773 Duffy S, Shackelton LA...
The ‘Big Five’ mass extinction events Biosphere Table - link N/A 112753 Barnosky AD et al., Has...
Fraction of the four billion species estimated to have evolved on the Earth over the last 3.5 billion years that are extinct Biosphere ~99 % 112752 Barnosky AD et al., Has...
Diameter of the smallest eukaryote Ostreococcus tauri 1 µm 100494 Palenik B, Grimwood J...
Carriers in blood plasma Unspecified Table - link N/A 105405 J.J.R. Fraústo da Silva...
Number of Ca, Zn and Fe atoms per cell (each) Bacteria Escherichia coli 100000 (~0.1mM) atoms/cell 108825 Finney LA, O'Halloran...
Number of K and Mg atoms per cell (each) Bacteria Escherichia coli 1e+8 atoms/cell 108824 Finney LA, O'Halloran...
Number of Cu, Mn, Mo and Se atoms per cell (each) Bacteria Escherichia coli 10000 (~10µM) atoms/cell 108826 Finney LA, O'Halloran...
Number of nuclei between cephalic space and excretory pore in microfilariae Nematode Wuchereria bancrofti 141 Unitless 105865 Schacher JF, Geddawi...
Pauling's crystal radii of common anions Generic Table - link N/A 105406 J.J.R. Fraústo da Silva...
Availability of Fe forms (Fe2+, Fe3+) in seawater from the different epochs Biosphere Table - link N/A 101746 Ilana Berman-Frank, Pernilla...
Thermochemical radii of common anions Generic Table - link N/A 105407 J.J.R. Fraústo da Silva...
Cellular Cu budget Budding yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae 5.2e+5 atoms/cell 108833 Finney LA, O'Halloran...