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largest cell on Earth?

Brian Scott brians at interlog.com
Tue Feb 18 00:06:55 EST 1997

In article <5eajn1$eaf at mserv1.dl.ac.uk>,
Eugene Leitl  <Eugene.Leitl at lrz.uni-muenchen.de> wrote:
>On 17 Feb 1997,  Russell J. Buono Ph.D. wrote:
>> how about a corticospinal neuron in the great blue whale?  could be 
>> meters long!!   Russ Buono Ph.D. Dept Path, Jefferson Medical College. 
>> Phila, PA USA
>I think there is an algae cell several centimeters in size (SciAm aricle?). 
>Squid axons are not too small, also. Spaghetti bacteria are about 3 cm 
>long. Is the ostrich's egg really a single cell?!

Sure it is...isn't it?  I mean, it's an ovum and if it's fertilized 
it starts dividing right?  Help me out here people!  :-)


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