Methanothermococcus okinawensis

Class: Methanococci
Order: Methanococcales
Family: Methanococcaceae
Genus: Methanothermococcus
Temperature [°C]
Temperature min.: 40
Temperature max.: 75
Temperature optimal min.: 60
Temperature optimal max.: 65
pH min.: 4.5
pH max.: 8.5
pH optimal min.: 6
pH optimal max.: 7
Salinity [mol ⋅ dm-3 NaCl]
NaCl min.: 0.205339
NaCl max.: 1.64271
NaCl optimal min.: 0.342231
NaCl optimal max.: 0.855578
Growth rate
Growth rate: 1.386
Doubling time [h]: 0.5
Motility: yes
Shape: Irregular cocci
Gram reaction: No data
Cell surface structures (flagella, pili, fimbriae): present
Cell dimensions [μm]
Width min.: 1
Width max.: 1.5
Length min.: 1
Length max.: 1.5
Main: K. Takai et al., 2002, Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., vol. 52, p. 1089
Description: Sample from a deep-sea hydrothermal vent chimney obtained from the hydrothermal field at Iheya Ridge in the Okinawa Trough, Japan (27° 47.220' N, 126° 53.900' E) at a depth of 972 m.
Strain info
Type strain: IH1
DSM: DSM-14208
ATTC: no data
Other collections: JCM 11175
G+C content: 29.3
H2+CO2: Yes
Formate: Yes
Acetate: No
Methanol: No
Methylamin: no data
Di-methylamin: no data
Tri-methylamin: No
CO: No data
Ethanol: No
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: No
H2+Methanol: No data
Other: no data
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