Methanococcoides methylutens

Class: Methanomicrobia
Order: Methanosarcinales
Family: Methanosarcinaceae
Genus: Methanococcoides
Temperature [°C]
Temperature min.: 15
Temperature max.: 40
Temperature optimal min.: 30
Temperature optimal max.: 35
pH min.: 6
pH max.: 8
pH optimal min.: 7
pH optimal max.: 7.5
Salinity [mol ⋅ dm-3 NaCl]
NaCl min.: 0.043
NaCl max.: 1.2
NaCl optimal min.: 0.24
NaCl optimal max.: 0.64
Growth rate
Growth rate: 0.133
Doubling time [h]: 5.2
Motility: no
Shape: Irregular cocci
Gram reaction: negative
Cell surface structures (flagella, pili, fimbriae): absent
Cell dimensions [μm]
Width min.: 1
Width max.: 1
Length min.: 3
Length max.: 3
Main: K. Sowers et al., 1983, Appl. Environ. Microbiol., vol. 45, p. 684
Description: Sediment (0 to 60 cm) obtained by a diver assisted with SCUBA at a depth of 65 feet (ca. 19.8 m) from the Sumner branch of Scripps Canyon located near La Jolla, California.
Strain info
Type strain: TMA-10
DSM: DSM-2657
ATTC: ATCC 33938
Other collections: OCM 158, BCRC 16168, CCRC 16168
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: no data
H2+Methanol: No data
Other: no data
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