Smallest cell diameter

Range 0.2 - 0.3 μm
Organism bacteria
Reference Schulz HN, Jorgensen BB. Big bacteria. Annu Rev Microbiol. 2001 55: 105-37. p.106 2nd paragraphPubMed ID11544351
Primary Source Vainshtein MB, Kudryashova EB. 2000. Nanobacteria. Microbiology 69 :129–38PubMed ID10776613
Comments "Under the collective designation of nanobacteria or ultramicrobacteria, a range of cell forms with diameters down to 0.2–0.3µm have been found in both natural samples and cultures (primary source)."
Entered by Uri M
ID 110072