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Number of archaea species catalogued in a central database as of 2011 and number of predicted species on Earth Archaea Catalogued 502 Predicted 455 Table - link species 109322 Mora C, Tittensor DP...
Motility speed of archaea Halobacterium halobium Archaea Halobacterium halobium 2.94 (±0.34) µm/sec 111147 Marwan W, Alam M, Oesterhelt...
Cell diameter in culture (largest reported archaea) Archaea Staphylothermus marinus ≤15 μm 110070 Schulz HN, Jorgensen...
Size of disk-shaped cells (smallest reported archaea) Archaea Thermodiscus spp. diameter ≥0.2μm: disk-thickness 0.1–0.2μm μm 110071 Schulz HN, Jorgensen...
rRNA database of bacteria and archaea prokaryote Data base - link N/A 104390 Stoddard SF, Smith BJ...
Reaction and standard changes in free energies for methanogenesis Archaea Table - link N/A 104555 Garcia JL, Patel BK,...
Free energies and typical organisms of methanogenesis reactions Archaea Table - link N/A 104548 Liu Y, Whitman WB. Metabolic...
Number of archaeal cells estimated to be in the oceans (approximately one third the number of bacterial cells) Archaea ~1.3E+28 Unitless 106262 Cavicchioli R, Curmi PM...
Archaeal species, selected features, and genome copy numbers in exponential and stationary growth phases Archaea Table - link N/A 106687 Hildenbrand C, Stock T...
Concentration of methanogens in the human gastrointestinal tract Archaea 1e+10 methanogens/gram of stool sample 106261 Cavicchioli R, Curmi PM...
Number of crenarchaeota cells estimated to be in the oceans (20% of all the picoplankton cells) Archaea ~1E+28 Unitless 106264 Karner MB, DeLong EF...
Half-lives (t1/2) of aminoacyl-tRNAs at pH 7.5 Archaea Table - link N/A 107982 Stepanov VG, Nyborg J....
Median protein length of 15 archaeal species Archaea 247 (Table - link) Amino acids 106451 Brocchieri L, Karlin...
PSORTdb: a protein subcellular localization database for bacteria and archaea prokaryote Database - link N/A 105610 Rey S, Acab M, Gardy JL...
Swimming characteristics of various species of Archaea and E. coli prokaryote Table - link N/A 107650 Herzog & Wirth, 2012....
Number of cells of bacteria and archaea estimated to inhabit Earth Biosphere ~10^30 cells 113931 Locey KJ, Lennon JT....
Diameter of cell Archaea Nanoarchaeum equitans ~400 nm 107655 Huber H, Hohn MJ, Rachel R...
Total archaea biomass on Earth (predominantly located in deep subsurface environments) Biosphere ≈7 gigatons of carbon (Gt C) 115280 Bar-On YM, Phillips R...
Number of different kinds of bacteria and archaea in a few liters of hydrothermal vent fluid prokaryote >40,000 different kinds of prokaryotes 109670 Huse SM, Dethlefsen L...
Specific growth rates of Bacteria and Archaea of a range of trophic modes prokaryote Table - link ×10^6/sec 112630 Raven JA, Beardall J...