Surface-to-volume ratios of bacteria of different sizes and shapes

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Organism bacteria
Reference Young KD. The selective value of bacterial shape. Microbiol Mol Biol Rev. 2006 Sep70(3):660-703 DOI: 10.1128/MMBR.00001-06 p.667 table 3PubMed ID16959965
Method Please see notes beneath table
Comments P.667 left column top paragraph: "Especially important is that each unit of surface area supports a cytoplasmic volume ∼200 to 400 times greater than that supported by the surface of P. ubique (Table 3)."
Entered by Uri M
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