## Results

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Property | Organism | Value | Units | ID | Details |
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Total energy expenditure and swimming power (Ps) | Ciliate Paramecium caudatum | total expenditure 4.02e–6 swimming power 2.84e–6 | J/hour | 110788 | Katsu-Kimura Y, Nakaya F... |

Power of swimming (mechanical work done per unit time) | Ciliate Paramecium caudatum | 3.4e-9 (0.004–0.09% of total energy expenditure) | J/hour | 110783 | Katsu-Kimura Y, Nakaya F... |

Fraction of energy used for swimming | Ciliate Paramecium caudatum | ~70 | % | 110784 | Katsu-Kimura Y, Nakaya F... |

Total power of beating cilia on the entire surface of a single cell | Ciliate Paramecium caudatum | 2.9E-07 | J/hour | 110790 | Katsu-Kimura Y, Nakaya F... |

Standard metabolic rate (SMR) of a single cell | Ciliate Paramecium caudatum | 1.18E-06 | J/hour | 110787 | Katsu-Kimura Y, Nakaya F... |

Number of beating cilia on the entire surface of a single cell | Ciliate Paramecium caudatum | 10000 | beating cilia/cell | 110791 | Katsu-Kimura Y, Nakaya F... |

Total energy consumption | Ciliate Paramecium caudatum | 0.19e-9 – 4.4e–9 or (0.38e-5 – 8.8e–5J/hour/cell) | LO2/hour | 110781 | Katsu-Kimura Y, Nakaya F... |

Ratio of oxygen consumption rate per cell with stirring to that without stirring | Ciliate Paramecium caudatum | 0.97 (±0.56) | unitless | 110785 | Katsu-Kimura Y, Nakaya F... |

Mean density of cell | Ciliate Paramecium caudatum | 1.04 | g/cm^3 | 110792 | Katsu-Kimura Y, Nakaya F... |

Swimming speed | Ciliate Paramecium caudatum | In a depolarizing solution of 4mM K+ (0.76±0.16mm/s) in standard solution 1mM K+ (0.99±0.26mm/s) | mm/s | 110786 | Katsu-Kimura Y, Nakaya F... |

Length and number of cilia | Ciliate Paramecium spp. | length 100µm - 300µm: number of cilia 5,000 - 6,000 | N/A | 112283 | Martinac B, Saimi Y,... |

Time it takes a cell deprived of light and food to digest all its green endosymbionts | Ciliate Paramecium bursaria | ≤2 | months | 114549 | Esteban GF, Fenchel T... |

Average number of living cryptomonad cells harbored by ciliate | Ciliate spp. | 8 | cryptomonads/cell | 114545 | Esteban GF, Fenchel T... |

Number of genes (one of the gene-richest organisms) | Ciliate Paramecium tetraurelia | 40000 (Table - link) | unitless | 105796 | Aury JM, et al., Global... |

Swimming speed | Ciliate Paramecium tetraurelia | 140 to 470 | μm/sec | 108087 | Bonini NM, Nelson DL.... |

Swimming efficiency | Metazoa animals | rainbow trout ~10% squid ~5% | % | 110789 | Katsu-Kimura Y, Nakaya F... |

Number of cilia on cells that contain multiple cilia | Human Homo sapiens | 200-300 | unitless | 105742 | Fliegauf M, Benzing T... |

Frequency of cilia beating | Tetrahymena thermophila | 15.9 (±3.7) | Hz | 111437 | Wood CR, Hard R, Hennessey... |

Concentration of freshwater ciliates in warm summers | Ciliate spp. | Euplotes daidaleos ≤2,500: Halteria viridis ≤700 | cells/ml | 114555 | Esteban GF, Fenchel T... |

Data on DNA content, cell volume and minimum doubling time for twelve species of ciliates | Ciliate spp. | Table - link | N/A | 110493 | B. J. Shuter, J. E. Thomas... |