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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....
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...
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...
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...
Standard metabolic rate (SMR) of a single cell Ciliate Paramecium caudatum 1.18E-06 J/hour 110787 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...
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...
Fraction of energy used for swimming Ciliate Paramecium caudatum ~70 % 110784 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,...
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...
Mean density of cell Ciliate Paramecium caudatum 1.04 g/cm^3 110792 Katsu-Kimura Y, Nakaya F...
Number and length of genes and introns in sequenced unicellular eukaryotes and model organisms Eukaryotes Table - link N/A 105797 Aury JM, et al., Global...
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...
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...
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...
Average number of living cryptomonad cells harbored by ciliate Ciliate spp. 8 cryptomonads/cell 114545 Esteban GF, Fenchel T...
Cell volume Ciliate Tetrahymena pyriformis 17067 µm^3 114965 William D. Taylor and...
Number of algae (Chlorogonium sp.) in a single cell Ciliate Histiobalantium natans ≤90 algae/cell 114556 G.F. Esteban, K.J. Clarke...
Fraction of rumen microbiome biomass that is ciliate protozoa Cow Bos Taurus ≤50 % 117087 Wallace RJ et al., A...