Number of lymphocytes in body

Range Human 1e+12: Mouse 1e+8 lymphocytes/body
Organism Mammals
Reference Alan S. Perelson, Ge´rard Weisbuch, Immunology for physicists, Rev. Mod. Phys. 69, 1219–1268 (1997) p.1220 left column 2nd paragraph
Comments "The size of an organism determines the maximum number of its lymphocytes. Thus mice have of the order of 10^8 lymphocytes, while humans have of the order of 10^12. Thus system sizes are large but not as large as Avogadro’s number." See BNID 103587
Entered by Uri M
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