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Cellular attributes and heat production for eight marine phototrophic protists Protists Table - link N/A 107955 Johnson MD, Völker J...
Slope of log carbon versus log volume for 8 protists Protists 0.67 (0.60 to 0.73) N/A 107957 Johnson MD, Völker J...
Assimilation rate of bacterioplankton biomass by aplastidic protists in the North Atlantic Ocean Heterotrophic protists 1.5-5.0 bacterioplankton cells per protist cell per hour 113497 MV Zubkov & GA Tarran...
Concentration of heterotrophic protists in euphotic layer of the temperate North Atlantic Ocean Heterotrophic protists 510 (±370) cells/ml 113500 MV Zubkov & GA Tarran...
Number of species that have been described as of 2015 Protists >100,000 species 114593 Soyer-Gobillard MO, Dolan...
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...
Median of nearly constant heat production obtained when heat production is normalized to biomass Protists 0.037 (0.022 to 0.061 Table - link) pW/pgC 107956 Johnson MD, Völker J...
When heat production (pW/cell) is plotted against total cell mass on a log-log scale, the slope of the relationship is Protists 1.056 (0.93 to 1.19) Unitless 107954 Johnson MD, Völker J...
Slope of log cellular heat production versus log surface area Protists 1.057 (±0.12) log(pW/cell)/log(μm^2) 107958 Johnson MD, Völker J...
Number of protozoa species catalogued in a central database as of 2011 and number of predicted species on Earth Protists Catalogued ~8,100 Predicted ~36,400 Table - link Species 109321 Mora C, Tittensor DP...
Volume of dinoflagellate species analyzed Protists 180 to 279,000 Table - link μm^3 107971 Susanne Menden-Deuer...
Assimilation rate of bacterioplankton biomass by small-size algae in the North Atlantic Ocean Small (~2um) photosynthetic protists 0.12-0.38 bacterioplankton cells per protist cell per hour 113498 MV Zubkov & GA Tarran...
Number of times bacteria <0.5µm in diameter encounter grazing protists compared to larger bacterial cells (~1µm) Biosphere 4 -6 times left often 115626 Young KD. The selective...
Best guess for distribution of bacterial mortality in the open ocean Biosphere grazing by protists ~50%: lysis due to bacteriophage ~50% % 115625 Young KD. The selective...
Percentage of phytoplankton (including bacteria) grazed per day Biosphere 25%-100% % 115619 Young KD. The selective...
Fraction of total gene sequences that are shared with other organism groups Mouse Mus musculus prokaryotes 23%: non-animal eukaryotes (protists, fungi, and plants) 29%: nonchordate animals 27 % 117010 Gerhart J, Kirschner...
Fraction of prokaryotes in oceanic surface waters killed daily by viruses Biosphere 20 to 40 % 106625 Suttle CA. Marine vi...
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...
Emiliania huxleyi Statistics Coccolithophore Emiliania huxleyi Data base link - link N/A 104884 http://www.noc.soton...
Specific growth rate of Prochlorococcus in the equatorial Atlantic Ocean Prochlorococcus 0.3-0.6 1/day 113496 MV Zubkov, Faster growth...