largest cell on Earth?

Umnarj Paeratakul umnarj at mozart.inet.co.th
Mon Feb 17 10:16:55 EST 1997

Kevin Shreder <kshreder at znet.com> wrote:
>Does anyone know what the largest cell on Earth is?  Is it an ovum, nerve cell or a microbe?  
>Also what species does it belong to?

Dear Kevin,

How about an unfertilized chicken egg?  The whole thing is 
one single cell, ain't it?

If you want a picture of a largest bacterium
dig out old National Geographic magazine.
I remember seeing it - may be last year or so.

Hope my 2 cents helps.

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