Comparative compilation of carbon-to-volume conversion factors from different sources

Range Table - link pgC/μm^3
Organism Microbes
Reference Svein Norland, Mikal Heldal and Ole Tumyr, On the relation between dry matter and volume of bacteria, Microbial Ecology Volume 13, Number 2 (1987), 95-101, DOI: 10.1007/BF02011246 p.99 table 2
Primary Source See refs to left of table
Comments Conversion factors as they are commonly used for bacteria, are based on the assumption that there is a simple linear relation between different measures of biomass, and that these factors are independent of bacterial size. See notes beneath table
Entered by Uri M
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