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Range of genome sizes of dinoflagellates Dinoflagellates 1.5 coral symbiont Symbiodinium: to 185 Lingulodinium polyedrum Gb 107517 Wisecaver JH, Hackett...
Fraction of thymines in DNA that are replaced by the unusual base, 5-hydroxymethyluracil (HOMedU) Dinoflagellates 16 – 28 % of the thymines 114600 Soyer-Gobillard MO, Dolan...
Gene copy numbers documented to date (as of 2009) Dinoflagellates Table - link gene copy number per genome 112818 Hou Y, Lin S. Distinct...
Divergence of dinoflagellates and apicomplexans Eukaryotes 800 to 900 Mya 107516 Wisecaver JH, Hackett...
Number of genes in mitochondrial genome Dinoflagellates 3 protein coding: 2 highly fragmented rRNAs: 0 tRNAs Genes 107518 Wisecaver JH, Hackett...
Swimming rate of Gyrodinium spp. Dinoflagellates 319 (220 - 360) µm/sec 111432 William G. Hand, Patricia...
Swimming rate of Gonyaulax spp. Dinoflagellates 250 (175 - 325) µm/sec 111433 William G. Hand, Patricia...
Range of genome sizes (Equivalent to Symbiodinium spp. 3×10^6kbp to Prorocentrum micans 245×10^6 kbp) Dinoflagellates coral reef symbiont Symbiodinium spp. 1.5-4.8 (average ∼3): Prorocentrum micans 250 pg DNA/haploid genome 112817 Hou Y, Lin S. Distinct...
High- and low-light acclimation of zooxanthellae Stylophora pistillata Dinoflagellates Table - link N/A 114538 Iluz D, Dubinsky Z. Coral...
Population density of dinoflagellates of the genus Symbiodinium in coral tissue Coral ~10^6 cells/cm^2 of coral tissue 114525 Blackall LL, Wilson B...
Fraction of the energy requirement of the coral animal that is supplied by dinoflagellates of the genus Symbiodinium Coral ≤~95 % of energy requirement 114524 Blackall LL, Wilson B...
Isotropical outward expansion rate of colony after 2 hours lag time Bacteria Bacillus subtilis 3.9 µm/sec 105543 Zhang HP, Be'er A, Florin EL...
Swimming rate Tetrahymena thermophila 247 (Table - link) µm/sec 111429 Goodenough UW. Motile...
Swimming rate Chlamydomonas reinhardtii vegetative cell 133: gamete 174 Table - link µm/sec 111430 Goodenough UW. Motile...
Fraction of earth's upper oceans occupied by coral reefs and fraction of the globe's marine species they provide habitat for Biosphere <0.1% of earth's upper oceans: ~25% of the globe's marine species % 114509 Blackall LL, Wilson B...
Number of described Scelerantinian corals (stony corals or hard corals) as of 1999 Coral ~1300 described scleractinian species 114510 Blackall LL, Wilson B...
Fraction of sponges within a community in which the presence of photosynthetic symbionts can occur Sponges phylum Porifera ≤85 % 114511 Blackall LL, Wilson B...
Number of Symbiodinium cells within a M. dinoferus cell Ciliate Maristentor dinoferus 500 - 800 Symbiodinium cells/M. dinoferus cell 114540 Esteban GF, Fenchel T...
Genome Size Pig Sus species 2.7 Gb 112105 Chen K, Baxter T, Muir WM...
Linear dimensions and volume, C and N quota, density, and C:N ratios of dinoflagellate species Protists Table - link N/A 107970 Susanne Menden-Deuer...