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Lowest estimate of total genome size for largest known viral genome (as of 7/2013) Virus Pandoravirus salinus 2.77 Mb 109556 Philippe N et al., P...
Genome size of marine α-cyanobacteria Cyanobacteria 1.6 – 2.8 Mb 117043 Whitehead L, Long BM...
Estimated divergence time of green algae and land plants Plants 725 (±138) Mya 105199 Zimmer A, Lang D, Richardt S...
Date of divergence of plants from green algae Eukaryotes 475 to 400 Mya 107090 Gould SB, Waller RF,...
Generation time Green algae Dunaliella tertiolecta 15 hours 104196 Greene RM, Geider RJ...
Number of quanta expended for assimilation of each CO2 molecule in CCM Green algae 3-4 Unitless 102631 Fridlyand L, Kaplan A...
Carbon, nitrogen and phosphorus elemental ratio Green algae C:P≈200 and N:P≈27 N/A 106053 Arrigo KR. Marine mi...
Typical stromal HCO3– concentration apparently required for CCM (CO2 concentrating mechanism) function Green algae Chlamydomonas reinhardtii 2 – 3 mM 114619 Wang Y, Stessman DJ,...
Kinetic data for Rubiscos from various bacteria, algae, and higher plants Various Table - link N/A 101692 Tcherkez, GG., Farquhar...
Number of plastid per cell Green algae Chlamydomonas 1 plastid/cell 102766 Staub JM, Maliga P. Long...
generation time Green Algae Dunaliella viridis 20 hours 102208 Jimenez, C. and Niell...
Maximum cell number, specific growth rates, and generation times under various conditions Green Algae Dunaliella viridis Table - link N/A 102210 Jimenez, C. and Niell...
Number of genomes in plastid Green algae Chlamydomonas 5-80 copies/plastid 102765 Staub JM, Maliga P. Long...
Genome size Green algae Chlamydomonas reinhardtii 136 Mb 101522 Bowman JL, Floyd SK,...
Number of Chlorella cells that can be harboured in the cytoplasm Ciliate peritrich Ophrydium versatile >1,200 Chlorella cells/cytoplasm 114548 Esteban GF, Fenchel T...
Elemental composition of Nitella and Hydrodictyon and the concentration of available sources of the elements in freshwater Green algae Table - link N/A 106373 Raven JA (1984) ‘Energetics...
Number of chromosomes/cell Green algae Chlamydomonas reinhardtii 17 (Table - link) Chromosomes/cell 100333 Merchant et al., The...
Average laboratory lipid content, biomass and lipid productivity for 55 microalgal species and genera reported in the literature Algae Table - link N/A 111670 Griffiths MJ, Harrison...
Size Green algae Chlamydomonas reinhardtii ~10 μm 107595 Merchant et al., The...