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Maximum of the energy in sunlight being converted to chemical energy in reduced sugars Plants 8 - 10 % 110844 Kirschbaum MUF (2011)...
Energy balance summary-photsynthetic carbon reduction cycle Green algae Chlorella pyrenoidosa Table - link N/A 105829 Bassham JA, Krause GH....
Fraction of available solar energy flux that is converted into chemical energy by photosynthetic processes Biosphere <1 % 110997 Young JD, Shastri AA...
Total annual energy consumption (in 1999) Biosphere 9.68E+16 BTU/year 104632 Gidon Eshel and Pamela Martin...
Energy efficiency of photosynthesis according to energy stored as carbohydrate and oxygen Biosphere 27 % 104627 Robert E. Blakenship...
Present day geothermal energy produced by earth Biosphere ~0.0292 W/m^2 100603 Jorg Overmann and Ferran...
US 2002 mean food energy production Human Homo sapiens 15850 kJ/person/day 104634 Gidon Eshel and Pamela Martin...
Fraction of energy used for swimming Ciliate Paramecium caudatum ~70 % 110784 Katsu-Kimura Y, Nakaya F...
Minimum energy for vision Unspecified Table - link N/A 111991 Hecht S, Shlaer S, Pirenne...
Energy efficiency of photosynthesis according to energy stored as carbohydrate and oxygen under broad spectrum light Biosphere 5 % 104628 Robert E. Blakenship...
Maintenance energy coefficient bacteria Bacillus subtilis 0.44: Bacillus licheniformis 0.24: Klebsiella aerogenes 0.3 mmol/g/hour 111932 Tännler S, Decasper S...
Energy costs of various processes in photographs Unspecified Table - link kJ/mol 112728 John A Raven. The energetics...
Energy in biological oxidation of fatty acids Generic 9 kcal/g 100839 http://books.nap.edu...
Energy in biological oxidation of carbohydrates Generic 4 kcal/g 100840 http://books.nap.edu...
Fraction of energy consumed by ribosomal translation Various Rapidly growing bacterial cell ~50%: differentiating mammalian cell ~30% % 110441 Li GW, Burkhardt D, Gross C...
Total energy expenditure and swimming power (Ps) Ciliate Paramecium caudatum total expenditure 4.02e–6 swimming power 2.84e–6 J/hour 110788 Katsu-Kimura Y, Nakaya F...
Annual Energy consumption for personal travel on different vehicles Biosphere 1.7E7-6.8E7 Table - link BTU/year 104630 Gidon Eshel and Pamela Martin...
Metabolisable energy (from carbohydrates) of sugar (sucrose) Generic 16.1 kJ / g nutrient 101932 Kenneth Blaxter. Energy...
Fraction of daily energy budget allocated to brain Mammals adult human ~20-25: other primates 8-10: other (non-primate) mammals 3-5 % 113754 Leonard WR, Robertson ML...
Energy in biological oxidation of proteins Generic 4 kcal/g 100841 http://books.nap.edu...