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Concentration of protozoa in rumen (majority are ciliates, minority flagellates) Ruminants total protozoa ~10^5-10^6: flagellate species 10^3-10^4 cells/ml of rumen content 112828 Yokoyama MG, Johnson...
Metabolic rates of actively growing prokaryotes and actively growing protozoa Various Prokaryotes 0.19±0.5: Protozoa 0.06±0.1 W/g 105803 Lane N, Martin W. The...
Fraction of rumen microbiome biomass that is ciliate protozoa Cow Bos Taurus ≤50 % 117087 Wallace RJ et al., A...
Diameter of cyst and thickness of cyst wall Protozoa Giardia lamblia diameter 5 × 7-10µm: wall thickness 0.3-0.5µm µm 117079 Adam RD. Biology of Giardia...
Number of species of parasitic worms and protozoa that humans are host to Human Homo sapiens parasitic worms ~300: protozoa >70 species 117278 Cox FE. History of human...
Length of bacterial cells Cyclidium spp. have difficulty feeding on Protozoa Cyclidium spp. >4 - 5 µm 115654 Young KD. The selective...
Dimensions of pear-shaped trophozoite Protozoa Giardia lamblia length 12-15µm: width 5-9µm µm 117077 Adam RD. Biology of Giardia...
Diameter of bacteria which B. saltans can ingest Protozoa Bodo saltans <3 µm 115628 Young KD. The selective...
Fraction of proteins in glycosome that are glycolytic enzymes Protozoa kinetoplastid Trypanosoma spp. parasite Trypanosoma brucei >90%: trypanosomes living in the tsetse fly ~40-50% % of proteins that are glycolytic proteins 113107 Michels PA, Moyersoen J...
Intracellular alanine concentration with an isoosmolar extracellular environment Protozoa Giardia lamblia 50 mM 117076 Adam RD. Biology of Giardia...
Metabolic rate of cyst as fraction of metabolic rate of trophozoite Protozoa Giardia muris 10 - 20 % of metabolic rate of trophozoite 117080 Adam RD. Biology of Giardia...
Time of completion of early and late encystation phases (after initiation of encystation) Protozoa Giardia lamblia completion of early phase ~10 hours: completion of late phase 16 hours after initiation of encystation 117081 Adam RD. Biology of Giardia...
Number of protozoa species catalogued in a central database as of 2011 and number of predicted species on Earth Protists Catalogued ~8,100 Predicted ~36,400 Table - link Species 109321 Mora C, Tittensor DP...
Composition of rumen microbiome Cow Bos Taurus prokaryotes 454: protozoa 12: fungi 46 species 117086 Wallace RJ et al., A...
Effects of the diet on the rumen fermentation, absolute abundance, and alpha diversity of the main microbial groups in sheep Sheep Ovis aries Table - link N/A 117088 Belanche et al., A M...
Data on DNA content, cell volume and minimum doubling time for twelve species of ciliates Ciliate spp. Table - link N/A 110493 B. J. Shuter, J. E. Thomas...
Cell volume Tetrahymena pyriformis (GL) 19500 (±2,865) µm^3 114964 Andrew Rogerson, The...
Outdated value of largest known genome size - [dubious report, see comments] Polychaos dubium 6.7e+11 bp 104470 Parfrey LW, Lahr DJ,...
Cell division frequency Various Table - link N/A 102202 Altman, P.L., and Dittmer...
Energetics of bacteria and eukaryotes by cell and genome size Various Table - link N/A 105793 Lane N, Martin W. The...