Bluebulb Projects presents:
The Measure of Things Logo
Enter a measurement to see comparisons


Equivalents in other units


How long is 0.00022 cubits?

Sort Order:
Closest first | Highest first | Lowest first

It's about 65,000 times as long as a Glucose Molecule.
In other words, the length of a Glucose Molecule is 0.0000150 times 0.00022 cubits.
(C6H12O6, a.k.a. grape sugar) (open chain form)
Am individual glucose molecule measures 0.00000000330 cubits in its open-chain form. Glucose is the most common fuel source of energy in human biology, with 3.75 kilocalories of energy per gram.
It's about 55 times as long as a Mitochondrion.
In other words, 0.00022 cubits is 53.50 times the length of a Mitochondrion, and the length of a Mitochondrion is 0.0187 times that amount.
(Eukaryotic; average)
A mitochondrion measures between 0.75 and 3 micrometers (µm). The mitochondrion is commonly referred to as the powerhouse of the cell, responsible for the generation of ATP. The size, shape, and distribution of mitochondria varies widely, with human liver cells each having 1,000 to 2,000 mitochondria.
It's about 50 times as long as an E. coli Bacterium.
In other words, the length of an E. coli Bacterium is 0.02 times 0.00022 cubits.
(Escherichia coli) (rod-shaped configuration)
An rod-shaped E. coli bacterium measures about 0.00000440 cubits in length. A staple of biology labs, E. coli can reproduce in as little as twenty minutes.
It's about seventeen times as long as a Nucleus (Cellular).
In other words, the length of a Nucleus (Cellular) is 0.059 times 0.00022 cubits.
(for animal cell)
The nucleus of an animal cell measures an average of 0.0000130 cubits. The nucleus is the largest organelle in these cells, accounting for about 10% of the cell's total volume.
It's about thirteen times as long as a Red Blood Cell.
In other words, the length of a Red Blood Cell is 0.077 times 0.00022 cubits.
(a.k.a. RBCs, a.k.a. haematids, a.k.a. erythrocyte, a.k.a. erythroid cells, a.k.a. red blood corpuscles) An average Red Blood Cell measures 7.5 µm (micrometers) in diameter. An average human has 20 - 30 trillion red blood cells in their body and each cell completes a circulatory lap in about 20 seconds.
It's about as long as a Strand of Hair.
(average)
A strand of human hair averages 99 µm (micrometers), with blond hair being the finest and black hair the thickest. On a healthy scalp, each strand of hair will last up to 6 years.
It's about as tall as a sheet of Paper.
(for US Letter, a.k.a. ANSI A; 215.9mm by 279.4mm (8.5 in x 11 in); 20lb)
A single sheet of 20 lb, 8.5 inch x 11 inch paper is just 0.0002 cubits thick. This style of paper weighs a mere 5 g per sheet.