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Methanobacterium arcticum


Taxonomy

  • Class: Methanobacteria
  • Order: Methanobacteriales
  • Family: Methanobacteriaceae
  • Genus: Methanobacterium

Temperature [°C]

  • Temperature min.: 15
  • Temperature max.: 45
  • Temperature optimal min.: 37
  • Temperature optimal max.: 37

Alcalinity

  • pH minimum: 5.5
  • pH maximum: 8.5
  • pH optimal min.: 6.8
  • pH optimal max.: 7.2

Salinity [mol * dm -3 NaCl]

  • NaCl minimal: 0
  • NaCl maximal: 0.3
  • NaCl optimal min.: 0.1
  • NaCl optimal max.: 0.1

Growth rate

  • Growth rate: 0.026
  • Doubling time [h]: 26.6
  • Growth factor:
  • Growth Stimulators:

Morphology

  • Motility: no
  • Shape: Rod
  • Gram reaction: negative
  • Cell surface structures (flagella, pili, fimbriae): not determined

Dimensions [μm]

  • Width min.: 0.45
  • Width max.: 0.5
  • Length min.: 3
  • Length max.: 6

Sources

  • Other:
  • Main: V. Shcherbakova et al.; 2011; Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol.; vol. 61; p. 144
  • Link: Visit page

Strain info

  • DSM: DSM-19844
  • Other collections: VKM B-2371
  • Type strain: M2
  • G+C content: 38.1

Environment

  • Reactors: not applicable
  • Intestinal tracks: not applicable
  • Soil: yes
  • Water sediments: not applicable
  • Volcanic: not applicable
  • Other:
  • Description: Sample isolated from a sample of 2.0 m deep Holocene permafrost sediments, Kolyma lowland, Russia (70°06’N, 154° 04’E).

Substrate

  • H2+CO2: feeds
  • Formate: feeds
  • Acetate: do not feed on
  • Methanol: do not feed on
  • Methylamin: do not feed on
  • Di-methylamin:
  • Tri-methylamin: do not feed on
  • CO:
  • Ethanol: do not feed on
  • 1-propanol:
  • 1-butanol:
  • 2-propanol: do not feed on
  • Butanol: do not feed on
  • Cyclopentanol:
  • Isobutanol:
  • Dimethyl sulfide:
  • H2+Methanol: do not feed on
  • Other: