Biovolume-to-biomass conversion factor

Value 121 fg of C per μm^3
Organism Unspecified
Reference Loferer-Krössbacher, M., Klima, J., Psenner, R. Determination of bacterial cell dry mass by transmission electron microscopy and densitometric image analysis. 1998. Appl Environ Microbiol. 64(2). pp.688-94. p.693 left column 2nd paragraphPubMed ID9464409
Comments C=carbon content. Note- p.688 left column top paragraph gives conversion factor of 0.121g/µm^3 but this seems to be in error, 12 orders of magnitude greater than the above value.
Entered by Phil Mongiovi
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