Cell radii representative for marine diatoms

Range 5 to 50 μm
Organism Diatoms
Reference Dieter A. Wolf-Gladrow, Ulf Riebesell, Steffen Burkhardt and Jelle Bijma, Direct effects of CO2 concentration on growth and isotopic composition of marine plankton, Tellus (1999), 51B, 461–476 p.464 right column 3rd paragraph
Comments "In fact, at cell sizes representative for marine diatoms (5–50 mm in radius) and growth rates typically observed in natural populations (0.5–1 d-1), cellular carbon demand remains well below the potential CO2 supply from the bulk medium to the cell surface (Fig. 2)."
Entered by Uri M
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