Methanosarcina siciliae

Class: Methanomicrobia
Order: Methanosarcinales
Family: Methanosarcinaceae
Genus: Methanosarcina
Temperature [°C]
Temperature min.: 20
Temperature max.: 50
Temperature optimal min.: 40
Temperature optimal max.: 40
pH min.: 5
pH max.: 8
pH optimal min.: 6.8
pH optimal max.: 6.8
Salinity [mol ⋅ dm-3 NaCl]
NaCl min.: 0.2
NaCl max.: 1.5
NaCl optimal min.: 0.4
NaCl optimal max.: 0.6
Growth rate
Growth rate: 0.1
Doubling time [h]: 6.9
Motility: no
Shape: Irregular cocci
Gram reaction: negative
Cell surface structures (flagella, pili, fimbriae): absent
Cell dimensions [μm]
Width min.: 1.5
Width max.: 3
Length min.: 1.5
Length max.: 3
Main: S. Ni et al., 1991, Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., vol. 41, p. 410
Description: Sample of water collected from an offshore production platform receiving liquid and gas from oil well HI350 at High Island in the Gulf of Mexico.
Strain info
Type strain: T4/M
DSM: DSM-3028
Other collections: OCM 156
G+C content: 42
H2+CO2: No on
Formate: No
Acetate: No
Methanol: Yes
Methylamin: Yes
Di-methylamin: Yes
Tri-methylamin: Yes
CO: No data
Ethanol: no data
1-propanol: no data
1-butanol: No data
2-butanol: No data
2-propanol: No data
Butanol: No data
Cyclopentanol: no data
Isobutanol: No data
Dimethyl sulfide: Yes
H2+Methanol: No data
Other: no data
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