How Large Can a Bacteria get? Life & Size 3

10.11.2020
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In and out, in and out. Staying alive is about doing things. This very second, your cells are combusting glucose molecules with oxygen to make energy available, which keeps you alive for another precious moment. To get the oxygen to your cells you are breathing.
Breathing is an answer to a very hard problem: How do you get the resources that your cells need to survive, from the outside, to the inside of your cells? Every living thing has to solve this problem and the solution is surprisingly different depending on one of the most important regulators of life: Size.
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    • It is not "a bacteria" but "a bacterium"

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    Atomic UmberAtomic Umber3 tuntia sitten
  • Still the question in the title was not answered... I just looked it up. The largest bacterium ever discovered, at least, is 0.1-0.3 mm in diameter, sometimes attaining 0.75 mm. It's called Thiomargarita namibiensis and it is large enough to be visible to the naked eye. I'd call that pretty impressive!

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    Aaron DelgadoAaron Delgado21 tunti sitten
  • Well, I think Kurzgesagt might have messed up with a chicken-or-egg problem. It was because single cell organisms started forming colonies and eventually into multicellular organisms that they gained an advantage, but not the other way round. Going multicellular has nothing to do with larger individual cells.

    Wendell ChiangWendell Chiang21 tunti sitten
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  • Ok but that didn't tell me what the largest bacteria was

    Joey HigbeeJoey Higbee22 tuntia sitten
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    Christopher ColumbusChristopher Columbus23 tuntia sitten
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  • 4:53 How about some number grouping? Or better yet, some prefixes? 0.000 000 000 006 m² = 6 µm² 0.000 000 000 000 000 000 6 m³ = 0.6 µm³ 400 m² = 4 dam² 10 000 000 m²/m³ = 10 km²/m³

    BraŭljoBraŭljoPäivä sitten
  • 4:37 That's 1000 times larger, not 10 times larger.

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  • So size does matter?

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      100 Ton100 TonPäivä sitten
  • Fun fact: The bacterium _Thiomargarita namibiensis_ is visible to the naked eye.

    Max HessMax HessPäivä sitten
    • @ajit pawar Those aren't cells, they're collagen clusters. And T. namibiensis is endemic to Namibia.

      Max HessMax Hess9 tuntia sitten
    • When I don't fully close my eyes I see a white transparent dots moving around I think they are my eye cells

      ajit pawarajit pawar15 tuntia sitten
    • Yes I know I see them everyday

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  • First bacteria : *_You got that good stuff??_*

    NormGGamesNormGGamesPäivä sitten
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    William EgbyWilliam EgbyPäivä sitten
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    Brian CooleyBrian CooleyPäivä sitten
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    FranklyAmeenCENTCOMFranklyAmeenCENTCOM2 päivää sitten
  • It's actually a scary lot like programming when you really think about it. A lot of modern developers wouldn't understand because they don't realise the amount of syntactic sugar, which would be a full human for example, while older developers had to still "build" that human with all those tiny clumps of cells. In the end, the syntactic sugar (modern functions you can just call upon whenever you want) is actually just a wrapper for a lot of pre-made functions. So, very much like a 'human', said functions still go back to the very roots of programming, which is 0's and 1's... Bits. These bits get clumped together per 8, to make a byte (compareable to a cluster of cells). Every pre-made programming function really isn't anything other than if statements and loops. "If 1 then " and "if 0 then", repeated thousands of times (loops) to eventually pretend as if "stuff just works". Much like how we don't actually see our bodies working and how many extremely basic stuff happens on a small scale, to eventually connect it all into one big scale working thing, is how syntactic sugar works for programming.

    theBabyDeadtheBabyDead2 päivää sitten
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    JJ2 päivää sitten
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    Boco CorwinBoco Corwin2 päivää sitten
  • My body: Using glucose molecules and oxygen to make energy my body can use Me: *Eats an all you can meal "I got you fam"

    Ultimate LoserUltimate Loser2 päivää sitten
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  • 1:25:“After billions of years of evolution” 2.2k people: *you mean 6000....*

    Patrick HaleyPatrick Haley3 päivää sitten
  • Expectation: How large can bacteria get? Reality: How to breathe

    bodoti qwiubodoti qwiu3 päivää sitten
  • *a bacterium Right?

    BenBen3 päivää sitten
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  • Idk if theres an answer to this, but why does everything need to breathe? What is it about oxygen and CO2 expulsion that is so important? You can go like, a week without food, or 3 days I believe without water, but without air, you won't last past a few minutes.

    Lynn PerezLynn Perez3 päivää sitten
    • Chemical reactions are dependant on oxygen

      Potato WarriorPotato Warrior2 tuntia sitten
  • New title: What is the largest possible size of a bacterium? Bacteria is plural, bacterium is singular.

    Lucas ZhuLucas Zhu3 päivää sitten
  • why there is no Turkish subtitle please add :((

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  • Wow!

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  • Is this why dinosaurs got so big - due to the huge amount of oxygen that once was? EDIT: I've done a quick search and from what I could find, there wasn't any research pointing towards this. So it will just have to be a theory.

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  • Expectation: How large can bacteria get? Reality: How to breathe

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  • You guys have started adding Turkish subtitles and now it’s gone. I just want to say you have Turkish fans all over the Turkey. Thanks for the good works you have done for all humanity ☺️

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  • Don't you wish you were a single cell organism?

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