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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...
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...
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...
Cell diameter in culture (largest reported archaea) Archaea Staphylothermus marinus ≤15 μm 110070 Schulz HN, Jorgensen...
Length of bacterial cells Cyclidium spp. have difficulty feeding on Protozoa Cyclidium spp. >4 - 5 µm 115654 Young KD. The selective...
Cellular and Rubisco properties of Cyanobium spp. and Synechococcus spp. Cyanobacteria Table - link N/A 117046 Whitehead L, Long BM...
Reconstructed sugar utilization pathways and newly assigned genes in Shewanella spp. Bacteria Shewanella spp. Table - link N/A 107281 Rodionov DA et al., Genomic...
Properties of carboxysomes from Cyanobium spp. and Synechococcus spp. cells grown at high and low CO2 Cyanobacteria Table - link N/A 117048 Whitehead L, Long BM...
Photosynthetic carbon response parameters of Synechococcus spp. and Cyanobium spp. Cyanobacteria Table - link N/A 117047 Whitehead L, Long BM...
Generation time Archaea Sulfolobus tokodaii 6 hours 105528 Alber B, Olinger M, Rieder A...
rRNA database of bacteria and archaea prokaryote Data base - link N/A 104390 Stoddard SF, Smith BJ...
Genome (circular dsDNA) size Archaeal virus Fuselloviridae spp. 13.7 - 24.1 kb 117003 Krupovic M, Prangishvili D...
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...
Minimum generation time at 75°C in a H2/O2/CO2 mixture Archaea Metallosphaera sedula 8 hours 105527 Alber B, Olinger M, Rieder A...
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...
Size scale of prokaryotic cells, from the largest to the smallest prokaryote Table - link N/A 110077 Schulz HN, Jorgensen...
Archaeal species, selected features, and genome copy numbers in exponential and stationary growth phases Archaea Table - link N/A 106687 Hildenbrand C, Stock T...