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Volume of MCF-7 (breast cancer) cell Human Homo sapiens 1760 µm^3 115154 Wagner BA, Venkataraman S...
Size of large marine invertebrates Invertebrates sponge Xestospongia muta >7m^3: tube worm Riftia pachyptila >3m: jellyfish Nemopilema nomurai >3m N/A 113317 Smith et al., Body size...
Fraction of sponges within a community in which the presence of photosynthetic symbionts can occur Sponges phylum Porifera ≤85 % 114511 Blackall LL, Wilson B...
Protein concentrations in several nuclear bodies and surrounding nucleoplasm African clawed frog Xenopus laevis Cajal bodies 136: speckles 162: nucleoli 215: surrounding nucleoplasm 106 mg/mL 114203 Uversky VN. Intrinsically...
O2 consumption determined experimentally Sunflower Helianthus annuus 1854 (±231) nmol O2/h/embryo 108766 Alonso AP, Goffman FD...
Number of species that have been described as of 2015 Protists >100,000 species 114593 Soyer-Gobillard MO, Dolan...
Fluctuation in water content of body during normal conditions Human Homo sapiens ~2.5L (i.e., ~3% of the total body weight) Liters 114382 Duning T et al., Dehydration...
Number of animals in which the ability to walk on water has independently evolved Metazoa animals >1200 species 116189 Mammola S, Michalik P...
Flux of water through an open MscL channel Unspecified ~4 H2O/nanosecond 107629 Haswell ES, Phillips R...
Number of described species Invertebrates ~1.4 million species 117270 Régnier C et al., Mass...
Pupation occurs sooner in caterpillars that are allowed to aggregate compared to isolated siblings by Butterfly Small tortoiseshell Aglais urticae 67 hours 113181 Farmer CG. Parental Care:...
Average time for water to renew in rivers and to be completely replaced in the atmosphere Biosphere in rivers renewed once every 16 days: in the atmosphere completely replaced once every 8 days days 115098 Pidwirny, M. (2006)....
List of non-human animals with publications on their genome projects as of 2012 Metazoa animals Table - link Mb 112712 Luting Song & Wen Wang...
Wingspan of Meganeura spp., extinct flying insects ~3 times the size of the largest flying insects today Insect >65 - 71 cm 113319 Smith et al., Body size...
Summary of comparative diversity among animal taxa at various levels Coral Table - link N/A 114520 Blackall LL, Wilson B...
Number of described species of beetles (Coleoptera, the most species-rich group of organisms on Earth) Insect ~360,000 described species 113121 Bouchard P et al., F...