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Fraction of carbon content that is chlorophyll during exponential growth Phytoplankton 3.03 (1.22 to 6.08) % 107381 Bo Riemann, Peter Simonsen...
Concentration in sea water Virus >10^8 viruses/mL 113508 Weynberg KD, Allen MJ...
Fraction of host (Micromonas pusilla) that can be lysed Micromonas pusilla virus MPv ≤25 %/day 113513 Weynberg KD, Allen MJ...
Fraction of living biomass in global oceans that are marine microbes Biosphere >90 % 113509 Weynberg KD, Allen MJ...
Burst size Prasinovirus <100 virions/burst 113516 Weynberg KD, Allen MJ...
Global net primary production of cyanobacteria Biosphere Prochlorococcus 4 (8.5% of ocean net primary production (onpp)) Synechococcus 8 (16.7% of onpp) Gt C/year 112103 Flombaum P et al., Present...
Key features of characterised prasinophytes and their prasinoviruses Green algae Table - link N/A 113511 Weynberg KD, Allen MJ...
Carbon:volume (w/v) ratio in natural assemblages of bacteria and in cultured E. coli bacteria natural assemblages of marine bacteria 23-38%: cultured E. coli 12 % 115318 Meinhard Simon, Farooq Azam...
Global respiration in the surface layer of the ocean Biosphere ~143 Gt C/year 115383 del Giorgio PA, Duarte...
Diameter of the smallest eukaryote Ostreococcus tauri 1 µm 100494 Palenik B, Grimwood J...
The relative amounts of the three dissolved inorganic carbon (DIC) species at typical seawater pH Biosphere (HCO3)- 90%: (CO3)2- 9%: CO2 <1% % 108710 Dieter A. Wolf-Gladrow...
Minimum DNA content and fraction of cell fresh dry and wet weight that is DNA Various Table - link fg/cell 107095 John A.Raven, Why are...
Rate constant for conversion of CO2 to HCO3- Generic 0.036 sec^-1 108711 Dieter A. Wolf-Gladrow...
Growth rates typically observed in natural populations Diatoms 0.5 to 1 day^-1 108713 Dieter A. Wolf-Gladrow...
Linear dimensions and volume, C and N quota, density, and C:N ratios of dinoflagellate species Protists Table - link N/A 107970 Susanne Menden-Deuer...
Oceanic primary production (P) Biosphere 35 - 65 gigatonnes of carbon per year (Gt C/yr) 115373 del Giorgio PA, Duarte...
Rates of respiration in the surface layer of the ocean Biosphere ~1.2 g C/m^2/day 115378 del Giorgio PA, Duarte...
Fraction of bacterial cells removed from the inhalant seawater by the filtering activities of the sponge Sponges phylum Porifera ≤96 % 113287 Taylor MW, Radax R, Steger D...
Molar absorption coefficient of proteorhodopsin at the absorption maximum Generic 50000 M^-1*cm^-1 103733 Béjà O, Spudich EN, Spudich...
Cell volume Cyanobacteria Synechococcus WH7803 1.8 µm^3 104843 Brown, C.M., Lawrence...