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Maximal swimming speed Sulfur bacterium Thiovulum majus ~600 μm/s 107652 Herzog & Wirth, 2012....
Tangential velocity of swimming (fastest prokaryotic swimmer known) Bacteria Thiovulum spp. 150 – 600 μm/sec 110076 Schulz HN, Jorgensen...
Swimming parameters Bacteria Thiovulum majus 3–10 rotations/sec at a radius of 5–40μm: a pitch of 40-250μm N/A 110075 Schulz HN, Jorgensen...
Compared parameters of microbial swimming Microbes Table - link N/A 111231 Garcia-Pichel F. 1989....
Doubling time when grown with sulfur as energy source Bacteria Acidithiobacillus thiooxidans 20 (70 hours with addition of 200 mM aluminum sulfate) Hours 106585 Fischer J, Quentmeier A...
Size scale of prokaryotic cells, from the largest to the smallest prokaryote Table - link N/A 110077 Schulz HN, Jorgensen...
Diameter of cell Bacteria Thiovulum spp. 9 – 18 μm 110078 Schulz HN, Jorgensen...
Redox potentials of sulfur compounds Generic Table - link N/A 104566 Daniel C. Brune, Sulfur...
Volume of average bacterium in feces Human Homo sapiens 1 μm^3 108287 Cummings JH, Stephen...
Average mass of bacterium in stool Human Homo sapiens 4.6 pg 112998 Sender R, Fuchs S, Milo...
Major stocks of sulfur Biosphere Table - link N/A 103505 John Harte, Consider...
Volume of bacterium Mycobacterium tuberculosis ~8.4 µm^3 101691 Signore A, D'Alessandria C...
Mass of an individual bacterium bacteria 600×10^−18 – 700×10^−18 Kg 117320 Christina L Lewis, Caelli...
Volume of bacterium Bacteria Staphylococcus aureus 1.76 µm^3 101579 Signore A, D'Alessandria C...
Sulfur flow on Earth Biosphere Table - link N/A 103509 John Harte, Consider...
Sulfur content in cortical cells (orthocortex and paracortex) of wool fiber (most probably human hair) Unspecified orthocortical cells ~3%: paracortical cells ~5 % 116448 Robbins, Clarence R....
Gibbs free energy of formation for sulfur compounds Generic Table - link N/A 103643 Donovan P. Kelly, Th...
Mean free-energy changes for the partial and complete aerobic oxidation of sulfur and its compounds Generic Table - link N/A 103645 Donovan P. Kelly, Th...
Time scale for appearance of photosynthetic sulfur bacteria and methanogens Biosphere 3500 MYA 103789 David L. Nelson, Michael...
Evidence that uncultured, large, marine sulfur bacteria are vacuolate and tabulation of internal nitrate concentrations bacteria Table - link N/A 108587 Kalanetra KM, Huston SL...