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Number of cells of bacteria and archaea estimated to inhabit Earth Biosphere ~10^30 cells 113931 Locey KJ, Lennon JT....
Total archaea biomass on Earth (predominantly located in deep subsurface environments) Biosphere ≈7 gigatons of carbon (Gt C) 115280 Bar-On YM, Phillips R...
Diameter of cell Archaea Nanoarchaeum equitans ~400 nm 107655 Huber H, Hohn MJ, Rachel R...
Number of different kinds of bacteria and archaea in a few liters of hydrothermal vent fluid prokaryote >40,000 different kinds of prokaryotes 109670 Huse SM, Dethlefsen L...
Specific growth rates of Bacteria and Archaea of a range of trophic modes prokaryote Table - link ×10^6/sec 112630 Raven JA, Beardall J...
Q10 values for the identified pairs of non-enzymatic and enzyme-catalyzed reactions Microbes Table - link N/A 112398 Elias M, Wieczorek G...
Growth rates, maximum cell concentrations, and H2 yields on various substrates Archaea Pyrococcus furiosus Table - link N/A 106685 Oslowski DM, Jung JH...
Dimensions (of square, flat cells) Archaea Haloquadratum walsbyi width 2µm-5µm: thickness 0.1µm-0.5µm µm 115596 Young KD. The selective...
Outside diameter of cannulae (a network of tubules in which the cells grow) Archaea Pyrodictium abyssi 25 nm 116398 Ng SY, Zolghadr B, Driessen...
Dimensions of the 20S proteasome Archaea Thermoplasma acidophilum 148 Å (length)× 94 Å (diameter) N/A 104914 Groll M, Ditzel L, Löwe J...
Doubling time in a synthetic medium with glucose Archaea Haloferax volcanii 6 Hours 106684 Jantzer K, Zerulla K...
Concentration of ions within cell Archaea Haloarcula marismortui Table - link N/A 104913 Yonath A., The search...
Remnant benzoate concentrations at apparent equilibrium Archaea Methanospirillum hungatei 20 to 70 μM 108748 Stanley Falkow, Eugene...
Fraction of deep sea organisms that are archaea Biosphere 40 % 106621 Copley J. All at sea....
Width of (the numerous) pili Archaea Sulfolobus spp. 5 nm 116401 Ng SY, Zolghadr B, Driessen...
Catalytic activities and kinetic parameters of enzymes involved in C5 sugar metabolism Archaea Sulfolobus spp. Table - link N/A 105663 Nunn CE, Johnsen U, Schonheit...
Fraction of genome constituted of highly divergent prophage remnants Archaea Halobacterium sp. NRC-1 22 % 116993 Ramisetty BCM, Sudhakari...
Number of atoms in Chaperonin Archaea Thermoplasma acidophilum 60656 (Table - link) Atoms 103057 Neil R. Voss. 2006 'Geometric...
Fraction of cells in culture that aggregate after UV irradiation Archaea Sulfolobus solfataricus 80 % 106954 Allers T. Swapping genes...
PPi concentration Archaea Methanobacterium thermoautotrophicum ≤40 mM 108169 Keltjens JT, van Erp R...