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Cell diameter in culture (largest reported archaea) Archaea Staphylothermus marinus ≤15 μm 110070 Schulz HN, Jorgensen...
Number of archaea species catalogued in a central database as of 2011 and number of predicted species on Earth Archaea Catalogued 502 Predicted 455 Table - link species 109322 Mora C, Tittensor DP...
Motility speed of archaea Halobacterium halobium Archaea Halobacterium halobium 2.94 (±0.34) µm/sec 111147 Marwan W, Alam M, Oesterhelt...
Body size variation across domains of life Various Table - link N/A 113313 Smith et al., Body size...
Size of disk-shaped cells (smallest reported archaea) Archaea Thermodiscus spp. diameter ≥0.2μm: disk-thickness 0.1–0.2μm μm 110071 Schulz HN, Jorgensen...
Minimum generation time, optimum growth temperature and predicted origin of replication of 214 bacteria bacteria Table - link N/A 105462 Vieira-Silva S, Rocha...
Size scale of prokaryotic cells, from the largest to the smallest prokaryote Table - link N/A 110077 Schulz HN, Jorgensen...
Examples of the smallest reported genome size and gene number for free-living Bacteria, Archaea and Eukarya of a range of trophic modes from peer-reviewed literature Microbes Table - link N/A 112629 Raven JA, Beardall J...
rRNA database of bacteria and archaea prokaryote Data base - link N/A 104390 Stoddard SF, Smith BJ...
Reaction and standard changes in free energies for methanogenesis Archaea Table - link N/A 104555 Garcia JL, Patel BK,...
Free energies and typical organisms of methanogenesis reactions Archaea Table - link N/A 104548 Liu Y, Whitman WB. Metabolic...
Diameter of endocytic vesicle Mexican toad Bufo marinus 100 (±30) nm 104385 Shi LB, Verkman AS. Very...
Number of archaeal cells estimated to be in the oceans (approximately one third the number of bacterial cells) Archaea ~1.3E+28 Unitless 106262 Cavicchioli R, Curmi PM...
Archaeal species, selected features, and genome copy numbers in exponential and stationary growth phases Archaea Table - link N/A 106687 Hildenbrand C, Stock T...
Concentration of methanogens in the human gastrointestinal tract Archaea 1e+10 methanogens/gram of stool sample 106261 Cavicchioli R, Curmi PM...
Dimensions of hami (singular hamus, archaeal cell surface appendage) Archaea length 1µm - 3µm: diameter 7nm - 8nm N/A 116400 Ng SY, Zolghadr B, Driessen...
Apparent activation energy of the process producing discrete excitation events in rod cell Toad Bufo marinus ~22 kcal/mole 107392 Baylor D. How photons...
Number of transducin molecules that one single molecule of the light-activated receptor rhodopsin can turn over in intact rod cells Toad Bufo marinus >3,000 transducins/rhodopsin 110989 Kahlert, M., and K. P....
Number of crenarchaeota cells estimated to be in the oceans (20% of all the picoplankton cells) Archaea ~1E+28 Unitless 106264 Karner MB, DeLong EF...
Half-lives (t1/2) of aminoacyl-tRNAs at pH 7.5 Archaea Table - link N/A 107982 Stepanov VG, Nyborg J....