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Cell diameter (largest of any bacteria) Bacteria Thiomargarita namibiensis 180 (100-750) µm 102207 Schulz HN, Brinkhoff T...
Number of nucleoids Bacteria Thiomargarita namibiensis 6,000-17,000 unitless 105800 Lane N, Martin W. The...
Fraction of cell volume that is vacuole Bacteria Thiomargarita namibiensis 98 % 110079 Schulz HN, Brinkhoff T...
Energetics of bacteria and eukaryotes by cell and genome size Various Table - link N/A 105793 Lane N, Martin W. The...
Diameter of smallest bacteria - mycoplasma Bacteria Mycoplasma 0.2-0.4 µm 104717 Zhao H, Dreses-Werringloer U...
Dimensions of newly divided cells and cell volume Bacteria Pelagibacter ubique dimensions of newly divided cells ~0.2μm by 0.4μm: cell volume 0.01μm^3 N/A 115570 Young KD. The selective...
Diameter of phagosomes containing (Salmonella typhimurium) bacteria Mouse Mus musculus 3 - 6 µm 116148 Alpuche-Aranda CM, Racoosin...
Most efficient cell diameters for chemotaxis bacteria Table - link µm 115614 Young KD. The selective...
Diameter of bacteria which B. saltans can ingest Protozoa Bodo saltans <3 µm 115628 Young KD. The selective...
Evidence that uncultured, large, marine sulfur bacteria are vacuolate and tabulation of internal nitrate concentrations bacteria Table - link N/A 108587 Kalanetra KM, Huston SL...
Cell diameter Bacteria Escherichia coli 1-1.1 µm 100002 Nelson DE, Young KD....
Cell diameter Cyanobacteria Synechococcus spp. 0.6 to 2.1 µm 108790 S. Bertilsson, O. Berglund...
Cell diameter HeLa cell line 17.1 (±0.14 Table - link) µm 115568 Borle AB. Kinetic analyses...
Dimensions of photoreceptors of eye in spiders with largest eyes Net-casting spiders, family Deinopidae width 20: length 110 µm 116181 Mammola S, Michalik P...
Size scale of prokaryotic cells, from the largest to the smallest prokaryote Table - link N/A 110077 Schulz HN, Jorgensen...
Length of marine bacteria bacteria 0.2 - 0.6 µm 112299 Mitchell JG, Pearson L...
Size of rumen bacteria bacteria 0.3 to 50 µm 112827 Yokoyama MG, Johnson...
Isoelectric points of various bacteria bacteria Table - link pH 109121 Harden VP, Harris JO....
Size of bacteria in rumen bacteria diameter 0.4-1.0µm: length 1-3µm µm 112390 Hungate, R. E. (1966)...
Maximum speed of marine bacteria bacteria maximum community speed 144µm/sec: maximum individual burst velocity 407µm/sec µm/sec 112302 Mitchell JG, Pearson L...