Elemental ratios (molar C:N, C:P, and N:P) for marine phytoplankton cultures, bacteria, and particulate organic matter

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Organism Various
Reference S. Bertilsson, O. Berglund, D. M. Karl, S. W. Chisholm, Elemental composition of marine Prochlorococcus and Synechococcus: Implications for the ecological stoichiometry of the sea, Limnol. Oceanogr., 48(5), 2003, 1721–1731 link p.1727 table 3
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Comments "The corresponding elemental ratios for nutrient-replete Prochlorococcus and Synechococcus reported here range 121–165 for C: P and 21–33 for N: P (Fig. 4, Table 3)."
Entered by Uri M
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