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Evolutionary rate is faster in RNA viruses compared to DNA viruses by Virus 2-3 orders of magnitude faster in RNA viruses compared to DNA viruses 113163 Brandes N, Linial M....
Overall rates of nucleotide substitution RNA viruses nearly all RNA viruses examined 10^–2 to 10^–5: most viruses within one order of magnitude of 10^−3 substitution/site/year 112772 Duffy S, Shackelton LA...
Mutation rates in Lytic RNA viruses Virus Table - link N/A 104749 Drake JW. The distribution...
Fraction of Pseudomonas spp. & Vibrio spp. out of all isolated bacteria from disease-free & bleached corals, respectively Coral Pseudomonas spp. out of disease-free corals 13%: Vibrio spp. out of bleached corals 30% % 113024 Rosenberg E, Koren O...
Concentration of viruses in seawater Virus 10^6-10^8 viral particles/ml 113291 Taylor MW, Radax R, Steger D...
Radii of viruses Virus ~10 - 200 nm 112740 Lošdorfer Božič A, Šiber A...
largest known virus as of 03/14 Pithovirus sibericum Length ~1500 Diameter 500 nm 111143 Legendre, M. et al.,...
Size of average protein Budding yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae 467 (±29 Table - link) Amino acids 105224 Harrison PM, Milburn D...
Swimming rate of Gonyaulax spp. Dinoflagellates 250 (175 - 325) µm/sec 111433 William G. Hand, Patricia...
Swimming rate of Gyrodinium spp. Dinoflagellates 319 (220 - 360) µm/sec 111432 William G. Hand, Patricia...
Latent period of viruses infecting algae Virus infecting Chlorella 3 - 4 hours: infecting Phaeocysti pouchetii 12 - 18 hours hours 113064 Weitz, Joshua S. Quantitative...
Diffusion rate of viruses Virus 1.6 to 30 µm^2/sec 105948 Murray, A. G., Jackson...
Latent period of viruses infecting ubiquitous marine cyanobacteria Cyanophages cyanophage S-BBS1 9 - 17 hours: podovirus P-SSP7 infecting Prochlorococcus MED4 8 hours hours 113065 Weitz, Joshua S. Quantitative...
Packaging profiles of spherical plant RNA viruses Virus Table - link N/A 111223 Rao AL. Genome packaging...
Fraction of deep sea heterotrophic production abated by viruses Biosphere 80 % 104965 Danovaro R, Dell'Anno A...
Size range of the majority of viruses Virus 30 to 60 Table - link nm 109016 Weinbauer MG. Ecology...
Mutation rate RNA viruses 1 mutation/genome/replication 106247 Anderson JP, Daifuku R...
Estimated mutation rate RNA viruses 10^-4 to 10^-6 substitutions per base 112262 Acevedo A, Brodsky L...
Sizes and images of representative isocahedral viruses Virus Figure - link Å 103114 Baker TS, Olson NH, Fuller...
Number of genera of plant viruses as of 2006 Virus ~80 genera 111222 Rao AL. Genome packaging...