Metabolic rates in prokaryotes and unicellular eukaryotes

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Organism Microbes
Reference Makarieva AM, Gorshkov VG, Li BL. Energetics of the smallest: Do bacteria breathe at the same rate as whales? Proc Biol Sci. 2005 Oct 22 272(1577):2219-24. p.2220 table 1PubMed ID16191633
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Method Researchers collected two separate datasets on endogenous (n=56) and growth (n=55) metabolism for a total of 80 prokaryote species (38 Proteobacteria, 22 Firmicutes, 12 Cyanobacteria, 5 Actinobacteria, 1 spirochaete and 2 Archaea). Protozoan data from primary sources.
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