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Table 1 Analysis of cell volumes and respective cited literature provided in Lynch and Marinov [1]

From: Elusive data underlying debate at the prokaryote-eukaryote divide

Species Volume (μm3) Reference(s) cited Location in cited reference1,2 Comments
Bacillus subtillis 1.407 Barrera and Pan [14] not present The value reported is a range: 0.85-1.13 μm3 (p. S18, Table S-3, col. 4-5, rows 3-5).
Maass et al. [15] not present
Escherichia coli 0.983 Bremer and Dennis [16] not present  
Fegatella et al. [17] not present The value reported is 1.1 μm3 (p. 4434, col. 2, l. 30).
Bakshi et al. [18] not present The value reported is a range from 1.3-2.4 μm3 (p. S12, Fig S6).
Arfvidsson and Wahlund [19] not present  
Wisniewski et al. [20] not present  
Lu et al. [21] not present  
Legionella pneumophila 0.58 Leskelä et al. [22] not present  
Leptospira interrogans 0.22 Beck et al. [23] p. S10, col 1, l. 8  
   Schmidt et al. [24] not present  
Mycoplasma pneumoniae 0.05 Yus et al. [25] not present The value in Maier et al. is from Hasselbring [29]. Still not plotted at 0.05 μm3 in Figure 2.
Seybert et al. [26] not present
Kühner et al. [27] not present
Maier et al. [28] p. S3, col. 1, l. 5
Mycobacterium tuberculosis 0.215 Yamada et al. [30] not present  
Rickettsia prowazekii 0.089 Pang and Winkler [31] not present The value reported is close but not the same: 0.09 μm3 (p. 117, Table 2, comment e.).
Sphingopyxis alaskensis 0.05 Fegatella et al. [17] p. 4434, col. 2, l. 29  
Spiroplasma melliferum 0.018 Ortiz et al. [32] incorrect L&M take the volume for a portion of the cell (p.339, col .1, l. 10). The volume reported for the whole cell is 34 times larger (p.339, col. 2, l. 16-18).
Staphylococcus aureus 0.288 Martin and Iandolo [33] not present  
Vibrio angustum no value Flärdh et al. [34]   
ARMAN* 0.03 Comolli et al. [35] p. 162, col. 2, l. 41  
Exophiala dermatitidis* 43.8 Biswas et al. [36] p. 137, Table 2, col. 7, row 2, 4 L&M add the reported mean numbers for cell (36.0 ± 12.6 μm3) and cell wall (7.8 ± 2.5 μm3).
Saccharomyces cerevisiae 69.071 Warner [37] not present The reported values are 17.1 μm3 for a cell in G1 and 13.3 μm3 for a cell in the early G1 (p.326, Table 2, l. 3).
Yamaguchi et al [38] not present
Kulak et al. [39] not present
Ghaemmaghami et al. [40] not present
Schizosaccharomyces pombe 118 Marguerat et al. [41] not present The reported values are: cell length of 5-15 μm and cell diameter of 3.5 μm. p.322, col. 2, l. 24.
Maclean [42] not present  
Kulak [39] not present  
Tetrahymena pyriformis 14002.067 Hallberg and Bruns [5] not present  
Tetrahymena thermophila 7856.00 Calzone et al. [43] not present  
Chlamydomonas reinhardtii 151.00 Bourque et al. [44] not present  
Ostreococcus tauri* 0.910 Henderson et al. [45] p. 3, col. 1, l. 7  
Adonis aestivalis (vegetative) 2380.3 Lin and Gifford [46] p. 2481, Table 2, col. 3, row 3-5 L&M take the mean value for the vegetative apex of the central zone (2877), peripheral zone (924) and rib meristem (3340).
Adonis aestivalis (transitional) 2287.00 Lin and Gifford [46] p. 2481, Table 2, col. 3, row 6-8 L&M take the mean value for the vegetative apex of the transitional zone (1721), peripheral zone (1095) and rib meristem (4045).
Adonis aestivalis 2690.00 Lin and Gifford [46] p. 2481, Table 2 col. 3, row 9-11 L&M take the mean value for the vegetative apex of the floral zone (2380), peripheral zone (802) and rib meristem (4888).
Glycine max SB-1 cell no value Jackson and Lark [47]   
Rhus toxicodendron* 1222.00 Vassilyev [48] p.617, Table 2, col 2-3, row 1 L&M take the mean value of the whole cell for procambial stage (1028), rough ER stage (1130) and smooth ER stage (1508).
Zea mays root cell 240,000 Hsiao [49] not present The value appears in the literature but not in Hsiao [49], but rather in Hsiao [50] p.105, Table 1, col. 3, row 4-5.
Hamster, intestinal enterocyte* 1890.00 Buschmann and Manke [51, 52] p. 16, Table 1, col. 2, row 6 In Buschmann and Manke [52].
HeLa Cell 2798.668 Duncan and Hershey [53] not present The reported value is 2600 μm3. p.163, col. 2, l. 35.
Zhao et al. [54] not present  
Kulak et al. [39] not present  
Mouse pancreas* 1434.00 Dean [55] p. 117, Table 2, col. 6, row 2  
Rat liver cell* 4940.00 Weibel et al. [56] p. 80, Table 2, col. 10, row 2  
  1. 1‘S’ refers to Supplemental Material
  2. 2not present - value cannot be found in the cited paper; incorrect - a wrong value was taken from the cited paper
  3. *Species with both volume and ribosome count values verified