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Table 2 Examples of frequencies of some biological processes

From: Diffusion-controlled interface kinetics-inclusive system-theoretic propagation models for molecular communication systems

Event/process System Period Frequency (Hz) Reference
Mitosis Bacteria 20 min 8.3 × 10−4 [99]
Human skin 20–24 h 1.2 × 10−5
Fly embryo 8 min 21 × 10−3
Yeast 2 h 1.4 × 10−3
Human nerves Never 0
Human liver cells 1 year or more 3.2 × 10−8
Meiosis Human sperm cells About 64 days 1.8 × 10−7
Human egg cells 40 year or more 8 × 10−10
Oogenesis Menstruation 24 days 4.8 × 10−7 [100]