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Concentration of protozoa in rumen (majority are ciliates, minority flagellates) Ruminants total protozoa ~10^5-10^6: flagellate species 10^3-10^4 cells/ml of rumen content 112828 Yokoyama MG, Johnson...
Total length of large and small intestines in body lengths Ruminants ox ~20 body lengths: sheep & goat 25 body lengths body lengths 112407 Habel, R. E. (1975) in...
Approximate composition of gas mixture in the rumen Ruminants CO2 65%: CH4 27%: N2 7%: O2 0.6%: H2 0.2%: H2S 0.01% % 112823 Yokoyama MG, Johnson...
Concentration of bacteria in rumen (majority are obligate anaerobes, minority facultative anaerobes) Ruminants total ~10^10 to 10^11: facultative anaerobes ≤~10^7 to 10^8 cells/g of rumen content 112826 Yokoyama MG, Johnson...
Chemical fermentation characteristics in ruminal and fermenter samples Ruminants Table - link N/A 112833 Ziemer CJ et al., Comparison...
Rumen temperature Ruminants 38 to 42 ˚C 112825 Yokoyama MG, Johnson...
Oxidation-reduction potential in the rumen Ruminants -250 to -450 mV 112824 Yokoyama MG, Johnson...
Concentration of virus-like particles (VLP) Ruminants in rumenal fluid of sheep & cattle using TEM 10^7-10^8 in sheep rumen 1.4×10^10 VLP/ml 112502 Letarov A, Kulikov E....
Concentration of virus-like particles (VLP) Ruminants in bovine rumenal fluid 5×10^7: in rumenal fluid of sheep & cattle ≤10^9 VLP/ml 112501 Letarov A, Kulikov E....
Numbers of bacteria in the rumen Ruminants Table - link µm 112391 Hungate, R. E. (1966)...
Relative abundance of microbial populations and amount of rRNA extracted from ruminal, inoculum and fermenter (96, 120, 144 and 168 h) samples Ruminants Table - link N/A 112834 Ziemer CJ et al., Comparison...
Fraction of human E. coli O157:H7 outbreaks linked to food products of bovine origin Human Homo sapiens ~75 % 113480 Stein RA, Katz DE. E...
Concentration in sheep rumenal fluid Bacteria Streptococcus bovis 10^6 - 10^7 CFU/ml 112507 Letarov A, Kulikov E....
Fraction of cyst wall that is chitin Protozoan Entamoeba spp. ~25 % 115065 Martınez, Jose´ P Falomir...
Estimated thioredoxin reducing potential Bacteria Escherichia coli -0.26 to -0.28 V 113978 Hwang, C., Sinskey, A. J....
Sources of global methane emissions from identified sources Biosphere Table - link N/A 104549 Liu Y, Whitman WB. Metabolic...
Global methane emissions from anthropogenic sources Biosphere 267-478 Tg/year 104551 Liu Y, Whitman WB. Metabolic...
Average number of living cryptomonad cells harbored by ciliate Ciliate spp. 8 cryptomonads/cell 114545 Esteban GF, Fenchel T...
Excess oxygen concentration within cell as compared to without Cyanobacteria Gloeobacter violaceus 0.025 µM 114994 Kihara S, Hartzler DA...