Number and biomass of prokaryotes in the world

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Organism prokaryote
Reference William B. Whitman,*† David C. Coleman,‡ and William J. Wiebe. Prokaryotes: The unseen majority. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1998 June 9 95(12): 6581 table 5PubMed ID9618454
Primary Source R. J. Parkes, B. A. Cragg, S. J. Bale, J. M. Getlifff, K. Goodman, P. A. Rochelle*, J. C. Fry*, A. J. Weightman* & S. M. Harvey† Deep bacterial biosphere in Pacific Ocean sediments Nature 371, 410 - 413 (29 September 1994)
Method In the soil and subsurface, the cellular carbon is assumed to be one-half of the dry weight.
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